Learn from your public library colleagues who are creating effective volunteer engagement strategies, tools and practices that will keep you from re-inventing the wheel! Search the database of Get Involved resources and enhance your success in volunteer engagement. Resources include:

Learn more about the Get Involved Resource Clearinghouse.

Libraries: Get Involved

Make a Difference: Volunteer!

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Volunteer Handbooks

Volunteer Handbook – City of Pacific Grove CA

Volunteer Guidelines – Lake Travis Community Library TX

Volunteer Handbook – San Jose Public Library CA

Volunteer Handbook – City of Boulder CO

Sample Volunteer Handbook – VolunteerMatch

Playing by the Rules: Creating an Effective Volunteer Handbook (Archived Webinar)

Note: For more sample handbooks and individual policies, including Confidentiality, COVID-19 and more, click on Management Tools, and select Volunteer Handbooks from the dropdown menu.

And please send us your handbook to share -- see Share Your Materials below.

Share Your Materials!

Add your library's volunteer job descriptions, policies, handbooks, forms and training materials to help others!

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Don't be shy! Librarians want to see as many examples as possible! You can also contact us with questions or feedback.