Teen Summer Volunteers
The application process for this program is currently CLOSED.
Please check back MARCH 2017.
Each summer, teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join the CHPL Volunteer Force. This group assists the Children's and Teen Departments with the Library's Summer Reading prize program and summer events. This is a great opportunity to build your resume while earning community service hours!
Volunteer Teen Book Reviewer
Are you in grades 7-12 and love to read? Here's your chance to tell others about the books you read, encourage reading among your peers and earn community service hours. Become a Teen Book Reviewer! You'll pick an approved book from CHPL's collection, write a detailed review, and design a bookmark to help promote the title(s).
Download these resources to get started:
Teen Book Reviewer Summary and Instructions - read this before you start!
Teen Book Review Form
Book review sample AND Bookmark Template/Example
Teen Volunteer Application
or call us to learn more about this program:
Melissa Brinn, Teen Librarian: 856-903-1208
Meredith Meyer, Volunteer Coordinator: 856-903-1234
Teen Activity Board (TAB)
The application process for the TAB 2015-2016 group is closed.
TAB is a small group of committed, responsible, and service-oriented teens who strive to make the Cherry Hill Public Library an exciting and dynamic place for the youth of the local community.
TAB members work hands-on with library staff, assisting at teen and children's programs, creating displays and book lists for the Youth Services Department, suggesting titles for addition to the Library's collection, and planning/implementing events for teens and tweens.
TAB's accomplishments include:
- Running numerous programs for children and teens including a Pajama Storytime and a Teen Murder Mystery Night
- Assisting with Youth Services events throughout the year
- Planning special teen breakout sessions for CHPL Comic Con and Time Lord Bash
- Decorating a CHPL Little Free Library
- Creating a special FanTABulous reads book display for the Teen Section
- Directing and starring in the Summer Reading promotional videos
for 2014 and 2015
- and more!
Junior Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library
The application process for the Jr. Friends 2015-2016 group is closed.
The Jr. Friends is a group of community-minded teens looking to make a difference at the Cherry Hill Public Library!
Open to students in grades 6-12, members earn community service hours by volunteering at programs and events held at the Library. Events include the Volunteer Fair, the Friends' Flea Market and the semi-annual Book Sales. In addition, members will also help coordinate events like the Sweet Treats Sale, the Gently Used Jewelry Sale and more. As a Jr. Friend, you will also earn community service hours by attending Jr. Friends meetings held every other month. Dues to join are $5.00 for the year. Enrollment is open in September and January.
Upcoming Junior Friends Meeting Dates:
| Tuesday, May 17, 2016
|| 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Half Conference Center
Upcoming Jr. Friends Fundraisers:
- Sweet Treats Sale: (During Spring Book Sale) Saturday, April 16 (9:30am – until sold out)
- Gently Used Jewelry Sale: Friday, April 29 (3 p.m. – 5 p.m.) and Saturday, April 30
(11 a.m. –1 p.m.)
For more information contact Volunteer Coordinator Meredith Meyer at 856-903-1234 or
Volunteer Year Round
Are you 16 or older? Why not volunteer at CHPL! Volunteers are needed year round to help with specially scheduled library events. Volunteering is also a great way to build your resume and earn
community service hours.
Click here to print a volunteer application or contact the CHPL’s Volunteer Coordinator,
Meredith Meyer at 856-903-1234 or email@example.com for more information.