Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a high school student who needs volunteer hours? Help the Friends of the Library set up for their monthly book sale! 

Report to the Reference Desk at the Central Library at 4:00 p.m. on the following days. Work sessions will last from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

  • Wednesday, December 10

There are more volunteer opportunities for high school students looking to fulfill their community service requirements. Read More> 


Week Long Holiday Madness for Teens at Central Library!  (Teens, ages 13 and up)

Glendale swril SquareSMThe Curious Case of the Piñata - Tuesday, December 16th @ 4pm 

Join us to make the coolest piñatas and learn about the origin of these festive ornaments.  Chips and salsa will be provided. To attend meet in front of the clock on the main floor.

Gingerbread Challenge! - Wednesday, December 17th @ 4pm

Can you create the best gingerbread house with only the materials provided?  Join us for an hour of fun in making unique gingerbread houses. Will they be edible or not? You’ll be the judge. To attend meet in front of the clock on the main floor.

Glendale swril SquareSMHOLIDAY ORNAMENT DECORATION! - Thursday, December 18th @ 4pm 

Tired of those old grungy ornaments that are already hanging on your tree or are about to hang?

Well come on down and decorate a new shiny glass ornament! Supplies will be provided. 

To attend meet in front of the clock on the main floor.

Glendale swril SquareSMMusic Animated for Teens - Friday, December 19th @ 4pm 

Have you thought of what instrument you would be playing if you were in a music band? Did you ever want to be on a stage?

Come to check out our collection of music instruments and showcase your talents.  No talent agent is required! 

To attend meet in the auditorium on the second floor.

Glendale swril SquareSMTEEN HOLIDAY PARTY - Saturday, December 20th @ 4pm 

Who has time for hashtaging when you have a party to go to. Join us at the Glendale Central Library for an hour of holiday entertainment. Food, games and fun provided. All that's needed is YOU!  

To attend meet in front of the clock on the main floor.


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Teen Advisory Group

The Teen Advisory Group is a chance for you to lend your voice to the services Glendale Public Library provides for teens. In the past few years, the TAG has selected teen books for the library, created displays, planned programs, created public art projects, and much more! Attendance counts for VOLUNTEER CREDIT, and there is no limit to how many people may join. The TAG meets twice monthly during the school year. You must be a current high school student to attend. Read More>


Teen Speak Blog

Read a book and write a review for one hour of service credit. Read More> NOTE: Teen Book Blog is Going on Vacation. Book reviews submitted between December 15, 2014, to January 4, 2015, will not be reviewed until January 8.  If you need confirmation of service hours before January 8th, please check out this page for other opportunities.  


Homework Help

Library, Arts & Culture Department offers resources that can help with research papers and other homework! Here are a few that are especially helpful to high school students. Read More>