volunteer at the library



Weekdays (all tasks)
Evenings and Weekends (Adopt-a-shelf only)

How Often?

1 or 2 hour shifts, usually once a week, but may vary as needed

Doing What?

Shelving books
Checking and shelving audio-visual materials
Adopt-a-shelf (straightening shelves)
Helping process new materials
Assisting in the Oak Ridge Room
And lots more


The volunteer program benefits you and the Library by helping to keep materials flowing from shelf to patron and back.  The volunteers who work 20 hours or more in one calendar year (January - December) get these privileges during the following calendar year:

  • No overdue fines, except for overdue DVDs
  • Free reserves
  • No postage charges on Inter-library Loans

For more information about the volunteer program at the Library, please call (865) 425-3455. 

Application to become a VOLUNTEER at the Library.  Please print, fill-in, and bring to the Library.