Teen Volunteers

Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Do you love being with young children and having fun at the Library? Apply to be a summer volunteer at the Fairfield Main or Fairfield Woods Branch Children’s Library!

We need teens to help children sign up for the online summer reading game, hand out prizes, show movies, help at story times, special events and much more. Minimum requirement: 2 hours per week.

All interested volunteers must complete an application, and if selected, attend a mandatory one-hour training session in June, dates to be announced.

Open to students entering grade 8 and up in September 2017. Apply Now!

Questions? Call or email Judy Sparzo, Branch Children’s Librarian: jsparzo@fplct.org or call 203-255-7327.

Service Saturdays

The Fairfield Public Library’s Service Saturday Program is ideal for teens that would like to complete community service hours for school, religious organizations, clubs or any other purpose.

This ongoing volunteer program will occur on the first Saturday of the month beginning in October at the Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Road.Teens will assist in various tasks, including organizing and caring for collections, preparing for programs, and general clerical work. Jobs will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

No registration is required. Teens should check in with the volunteer coordinator in the Teen Room to receive job assignments. Please bring any applicable paperwork with you at the beginning of the day. Please contact the Teen Services Librarian at 255-7394 or nscherer@fplct.org if you have any questions.

Service Saturdays
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The First Saturday of the Month through May
Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road

Please note: if we are closed the first Saturday of the month, there will be no Volunteer Saturday that month, and the next Volunteer Saturday will be take place the first Saturday of the following month. 

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Other volunteer opportunities are available through the Friends of Fairfield Public Library.