Volunteer


Join Team READ at the Oshkosh Public Library and make a difference this summer!


As a Team READ volunteer, you will help the library provide a summer of reading, learning and fun to more than 2,000 Oshkosh children. This year’s summer reading theme is Get in the Game so join our volunteer team! 

Here’s what you can do as a volunteer:

  • Assist families with online registration.
  • Help at our Drop In & Read kickoff event June 7.
  • Help at our special Field Day event at Roe Park on July 12.
  • Help with special family events.
  • Appear as our mascot—Libris the Library Lion.

To join Team READ fill out our Volunteer Application Form and indicate you would like to volunteer for “Team READ” in the Interests/Skills box.


Volunteers help the library to go the extra mile in delivering excellent service, programs and collections. Are you interested in making a difference in the community by becoming a library volunteer?
Opportunities include:

Home Delivery Service: Select and deliver books for individuals who cannot visit the library.
Genealogy: Assist people in using the library's genealogy resources and equipment. Experience in genealogy is preferred.
Roving Readers: Read aloud to groups of preschoolers at area child care centers.
Tour guides: Lead groups of 15-30 children on tours of the building and explain library services, history and architecture.
Events: Assist with library events for children, teens or adults. Duties might include registration, crafts or other children's activities, and serving refreshments. Event opportunities may include evenings and weekends.

Training is provided for all volunteer opportunities. 
Use the Volunteer Application Form to apply or send an e-mail to voss@oshkoshpubliclibrary.org for more information.