Children’s lending library seeks volunteers

St. James program at risk

Editorial Staff
January 31, 2018 - 11:52

The Children’s Lending Library of Florence, housed in the undercroft of St. James Episcopal Church but with no specific religious affiliation, is in need of hands on deck for various projects. Saturday readings in English and some other activities have had to be suspended due to a lack of volunteers.

Photo via library Facebook page

Some of the opportunities available for new volunteers are library duty once per month (following a simple training), reading during story time, and supplying snacks and treats or assisting with crafts and games at fundraiser parties (held around Halloween, Christmas and Easter). The committee meets on the second Friday of each month from 10.30am to noon, but those unable to make the meetings are still welcome to get involved in whatever capacity they can.

To express your interest, email [email protected]. For more information about the library, see the website or Facebook page.


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