Bring the Library to patrons who are temporarily or permanently unable to visit the Library because of mobility or health concerns.
- Provide access to Library resources and materials to adults unable to visit the Library because of mobility or health concerns
- Promote lifelong learning, inclusion, and independence
- Improve the quality of life for our patrons
One to two times per month
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Able to carry Library materials
- Have your own transportation
- Genuine interest in volunteering with the elderly and sharing the love of reading with others
- Ablilty to work effectively with diverse populations
- Deliver and return Library materials to homebound individuals
- Consult with your homebound patron to arrange for mutually convenient meeting times
- Maintain regular contact with Library staff to discuss the homebound patron’s needs
- Participate in the program for a minimum of one year
A two-hour training and orientation session.
- Meet new people and develop lasting relationships
- Contribute directly to local communities
- Provide the link between the Library and its homebound patrons
- Improve the quality of life for homebound patrons
Accepting applications for SW and Central areas, Millrise, Midnapore, Dover and Penbrooke areas.
Forest Lawn Library