Dakota County Library

Galaxie Library, Apple Valley - Galaxie Library: Adopt-a-Shelf

General Description

Confirm that books can be found by staff and other patrons! Double check the organization of the book shelves in the library. Are the nonfiction books in proper, numerical Dewey Decimal Order? Are the Fiction books properly alphabetized by the author's last name? You can help make your local library neat and in order, something we all appreciate.



Galaxie Library

14955 Galaxie Ave.
Apple Valley, MN 55124



Ongoing – During library operating hours


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Confirm that books are in order
  • Double check organization of materials


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 12 years old or older to volunteer without adult supervision


Minimum Time Commitment

Varies by volunteer and the library’s needs


Activity Level

Mild - May include walking short distances over relatively level terrain. Location is accessible. Periods of standing or sitting will be required. Comfortable shoes recommended.


Required Training

Library staff will train all Adopt-a-Shelf volunteers - it's quick and painless! 


Contact Information

Nataliya Bakunina




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Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Sunday Afternoon