About the Program
Youth Advisory Group (YAG) volunteers attend meetings to discuss the creation, development and promotion of library services, programs, collections, publications and physical spaces for teens. Work with staff to create a library environment that is welcoming and relevant for teens.
What the Volunteer Does
When you become a YAG member, you attend regular meetings with library staff at your local branch to plan and work on the services and programs you'll be supporting with your volunteer time.
- Volunteer references and confirmation of hours can be provided upon request
- Volunteers may make personal photocopies at the staff rate
- Non-resident fees are waived for current volunteers with six months or more of active service
- Gain experience for job and school applications
- Meet and collaborate with other awesome youth and library staff
- Attend formal YAG meetings on a regular basis
- Collaborate with staff in the planning and delivery of teen programs
- Promote and speak up for the library
Time and Place
Meet at your local branch for regular meetings and at other times to contribute to special projects.
How to Volunteer
To become a volunteer you need to be between the ages of 13 and 19.
Not all branches have YAGS, so call or visit a library branch that has a YAG to find out more.