Highly dedicated and focused Library Volunteer with a strong commitment to community literacy and exceptional attention to detail. Able to function well independently with no supervision or as part of a team to achieve broader library objectives. Adept at handlling patron requests for obscure and rare library materials.
Strong body of library volunteer experience
Excellent knowledge of bibliophile principles and practises
Superior grasp of library policies and procedures
High expertise in Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress systems
Outstanding ability to file books numerically and alphabetically
Exceptional customer service and communication skills
Sound skills in working with children
High organisation and prioritisation abilities
June 2011 to Present Swanson Public Library, London, England Library Volunteer
Developed and conducted children’s storey time on a weekly basis.
Assisted with early literacy programme design and implementation.
Answered patron queries in a timely and courteous manner.
Contributed to library cleaning and neatening on a regular basis.
Reported concerns and problems promptly to library supervisory staff.
June 2007 to May 2011 W. Dale Clark Public Library, London, England Library Volunteer
Reshelved books, videos and DVDs accurately and quickly.
Furnished information to patrons over the phone and in person on a regular basis.
Oversaw copying, printing and mailling of various documents and paperwork as needed.
Checked bookshelves to verify correct and orderly placement.
Scanned and reshelved a variety of returned items.
Provided clerical front-desk assistance as required.
2007 University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science