Library - Seven Trees Branch

Programmatic - Teens Reach

Teens Reach provides a key way for young adults to build their leadership skills by developing and participating in library activities, as well as becoming library advisers and advocates. Be part of a fun volunteering opportunity for teens between the ages of 13-18. Earn community service credit while supporting the library by assisting with library programs, promotion, and representing the library's teen point-of-view. Attend our monthly meetings and have your say!

  • Qualifications:

    • Age must be between the ages of 13-18 years old
    • Have a strong interest in the library and/or serving their community.
    • Enjoy working with people of all ages and cultures.
    • Be willing to learn new skills.
    • Submit paperwork signed by parent/guardian.
    • Complete a short virtual training
    • Create and log hours in Better Impact Account (can be done with help of a staff member)



    • Gain new skills such as: program management, organizing, communication, and leadership skills.
    • Receive community service hours
    • Learn about other volunteer opportunities associated with the library and City of San Jose



    • Attend monthly meetings, see schedule
    • Assist with library system programs such as: Summer Learning
    • Help create and/or host programs for the library community, specifically for children and teens
    • Prepare and help host craft programs for children and teens
    • Create reviews for books, media, and/or events to be shared with the library community.
    • Assist with Friends of the Library Book Sales

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 13+