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Position Title: Adopt-A-Shelf Volunteer

Branch: Available at many branches

Department: Circulation

Length of Commitment: Six months (minimum)

Time Involvement: Flexible

Position Summary:
Maintains order, accessibility, and appearance of assigned section of shelving.

Major Responsibilities:
Identify books belonging to other branches, returning them to Circulation desk for rerouting. Identifies books requiring mending and places them in mending area with note attached. Reads spine labels and reshelves books that are not in proper order. Shifts books as necessary to assure easy access. Removes all bookmarks, paper and litter from books and shelves.

Willingness to volunteer. Knowledge of alpha/numeric order. Ability to reach to top shelves and bend to bottom shelves.

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