Life Enrichment - Library Book Cart Volunteer

Purpose:  To provide reading materials for residents from our LMS library as well as Hennepin County Library if necessary so residents are able to continue their enjoyment of reading. 

 Responsibilities:

  • Set up the library cart with relevant materials
  • Take library cart to the 2nd and 3rd floor of the care center
    • Begin on 3rd floor taking a wing at a time and then go to 2nd floor doing the same.
    • Offer residents library materials according to their interests.
    • If a resident has a "Special Request", this would be materials that our LMS library does not have, refer request information to the Special Request Coordinator (SRC) to order it from the Hennepin County Library. 
    • Pick-up and return materials to the LMS library perspective return slots when resident is finished reading materials.
    • Attend monthly library committee meetings on the 1st Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the LMS Club Room.

Time Commitment/Hours:

  • 1 to 2 hours per week.

Benefits to Volunteer:

  • Self fulfillment through helping others.
  • Opportunity to make new friends
  • Volunteering looks good on college and job applications

Reports to:

  • Volunteer Director
  • Life Enrichment Staff

Training and/or Support Provided:

  • General volunteer orientation.
  • Specific training provided by LMS library committee members