City of Grand Prairie- Volunteer Services

Shelving/ Organizing Materials (Main Library)

We have a large collection of materials that connect, discover and educate!  As a book wrangler, you will improve customer experiences at the library by ensuring that their desired materials are in the right spot when they need them. 




  • Return books to their assigned shelf location.
  • Create attractive displays of new and popular material as needed.
  • Shift books on shelves to make room for additional materials.
  • Check order of shelved items for accuracy.
  • Evaluate donated materials.

Required Skills:


  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to alphabetize quickly and accurately.
  • A positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate with others and interpret directions.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift, stand for extended periods of time and push a loaded book cart.
  • Ability to make a minimum commitment of 1-3 hours per week for a period of at least 3 months.


Available at the Main Library.