CLICK HERE to contact the Volunteer Coordinator online.
There are many ways to volunteer at all MCPL locations! Volunteers can shelve books, create displays, organize and clean shelves, assist with events, prepare crafts, select items for homebound customers, monitor movies, provide computer assistance, and more. Volunteer positions can be very flexible to fit busy schedules.
To volunteer, return an application and interest survey to any MCPL location. Adults, teens, and families are all welcome to apply. Adults 55+ may apply for additional benefits via the United Way's RSVP program.
For more information about volunteering, call 715-261-7203 or email us.
Current Volunteer Opportunities:
Library Craft Program Assistants
-- Love crafts? Love children? Then this is the perfect opportunity for you. MCPL is looking for child-friendly volunteers to help with craft activities during children's programs. These volunteers will be assigned a craft to help guide, instruct, and have fun with the younger children. Children and Family Programs are held on Saturday mornings from 10:30am-12:00pm. Volunteers are asked to arrive at ... (read more)
-- Take pride in your public library- Adopt-a-Shelf! Our library staff works hard to maintain orderly shelves, but sometimes items can become misplaced. We know that it is frustrating when items aren?t where they should be, so we are looking for volunteers to help make sure items are in order and the shelves are looking great. The volunteer duties include: finding items on your shelf that are out of or ... (read more)
Library Cart Organizer
-- Want to see a behind-the-scenes look at the Library? Then this volunteer position is for you! When library materials are returned, items are placed on Library Carts in our Circulation Department. The materials on these carts are then sorted and put in alphabetical or numerical order. The Library needs volunteers to do this and be Cart Organizers. Many of our Cart Organizers find they love alphabet ... (read more)
Tween Program Assistant
-- Teens wanted as Tween Program Assistants at the Wausau Library!!!! Not sure what a "Tween" is? Tweens are kids between the ages of 9 and 12. MCPL is looking for motivated Teens to help with younger children's programs, specifically programs for children in grades 3-5. Program activities range from crafts, writer's workshops, game nights, snack making, story-telling and more. These volunteers will ... (read more)
-- Like to watch movies? Then this volunteer opportunity is right for you. The Library is in need of a volunteer to monitor movies being played on the 3rd floor of the Wausau Library. Movies are played 1-4 times a month on Tuesday evenings and on Saturdays. This volunteer would assist with set-up/take-down, watch the movie being played, ensuring it plays continuously, report any problems to Library st ... (read more)
Portable Projects - Do them from home or the office
-- Portable projects can be done from home or the office. Contact Volunteer Connection for material lists, instructions and places to donate portable projects. Volunteers must provide their own supplies.
Hand-tied Fleece Blankets
New fleece, hand-tied blankets are always needed for children and teens who are victims of abuse. Donate them to the Child Advocacy Center or Tyler's Home. Crochet or knit lap b ... (read more)