Programmatic - teensReach

teensReach is the teen volunteer group and youth council for the San José Public Library. Some of the activities teensReach members have been involved in include: children's craft programs, volunteering at our Summer Reading Celebration registration table, and representing San José Public Library at community events.

Membership requires regular attendance at meetings, participation in and support of library activities and events, and a sense of fun and adventure. As a bonus, teensReach members can earn community service hours through participation in meetings and activities!


  • Must be between 13-18 years old
  • Must commit to volunteering for at least 3 months
  • Have a strong interest in the library
  • Enjoy working with people of all ages and cultures
  • Be willing to learn new skills

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 13+