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Volunteer Resources can provide a certificate of hours or a reference letter upon request for volunteers who need a record of their Library volunteer contributions.
If you need to complete community service hours, please let Volunteer Resources staff know before beginning the assignment so staff can confirm whether the request can be accommodated.
Thank you for your interest in supporting the Library as a volunteer.
Help teens develop computer coding skills that lay the foundation for web, app, and game design.
Help students and their families as they complete numeracy quests throughout the Library.
School Support: Math
Help students in Grades 5 to 9 with their homework, and foster good study habits to inspire lifelong learning.
Teen Tech Lab Guide
Help teens build their creative and technology skills through inquiry-based exploration.
Work with Library patrons one-on-one to improve their job searching skills.
Help Library patrons one-on-one with basic computer questions.
Facilitate play with children up to three years old with interactive and exploratory activities as part of Colossal Calgary Playdates and Baby's Big Playdates.
Help foster literacy in your community by sharing early literacy basics with parents and kids up to age five at the Library’s Early Learning Centres.
Read With Me
Help a struggling reader in Grade 1 to 6 discover the magic of reading by sharing fun books and literacy games.
Creative Writing Club
Foster a love of literacy with students ages eight to 14 by playing literacy games and working on creative writing projects and school writing assignments.
Libraries in Residence
Bring the Library to those who can’t come to us. Set up mini libraries in seniors’ residences or continuing care facilities and/or use book trolleys to provide “room service” to residents.
Deliver Library materials to those who are unable to visit the Library due to health or mobility challenges.