Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities read and learn, make friends, and have fun together in a public setting. Trained volunteers facilitate each club meeting. We have filled all volunteer positions, but we are still looking for members. Read more about becoming a member or volunteer.
Summer Volunteers (entering grades 8+)
Earn service hours by assisting during the Summer Reading Program (June 1-August 3). Your primary duty will be to provide friendly service at our volunteer desk, which includes explaining the program to children and their grownups, helping with registration and logging, and promoting a love of reading! You must be able to commit to 9 hours of service during the nine-week program.
Our 2019 Summer Volunteer Program is FULL. We are no longer accepting applications. Please call the Youth Services department at 847-729-7500 x 7900 with any questions.
Volunteer Information Center (VicNet): Current volunteers click here to sign up for volunteer shifts, track your service hours, and view your schedule.
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Fridays, June 28, July 26, August 30, 5-6 PM Multipurpose Room • Grades 9-12
Do you have an interest in teen services at the Library? Would you like to help plan programs, discuss books that you love, and have fun brainstorming with your peers and Library staff? If so, join us for a TAB meeting and share your ideas. Service points will be awarded for participation. Pizza will be served.
Drop-In Homework Help Center
This program has filled. Please check back in August for openings.
High School volunteers to the (homework) rescue! You will be assisting children during thirty minute sessions for homework, reading, and math skills practice.