Please consider volunteering!

The Friends make a difference in this community by providing a bridge with the library.  If you would like to volunteer at the library as a member of the Friends, >click here to complete an application to join the Friends of the Cedar Falls Public Library. 

These are the areas in which volunteers are needed:

Book Nook

  • commit to a 3 hour shift
  • shelve books as directed
  • assist shoppers
  • be the cashier
  • be a welcoming presence at the library

Book Outreach Team

  • 2 to 3 hours per month
  • Work as a team to select and/or deliver books to nursing homes and to homebound persons

Food Provider 

  • Occasionally provide food such as a dessert or salad for FOTL-sponsored events

Special Events Assistance 

  • Assist at one-time special events as needed
  • Decorate, set up rooms, photography, etc.

Green Thumb Gang – Landscape Maintenance 

  • Assist with landscaping maintenance at the CFPL

Special Projects Assistance 

  • Assist library staff working on special projects

Volunteer Staff

  • Assist staff as needed

Traveling Tales for Pre-Schoolers

  • Help with the Traveling Tales library program.

Photographer for Library Events

  • Take photos at library events.

Board Member

  • Become a member of the Friends of the Cedar Falls Public Library board.

For more information about volunteering with the Friends, send an email to friends@cedarfallslibrary.org or call (319)  859-3286.