Brooklyn Public Library Volunteer Application

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* First Name:
* Last Name
* Email address:
* Address:
* City:
* State:
* Zip:
Telephone (Day):
Telephone (Evening):
Volunteers under 18 years must obtain a parent/guardian consent.
(You must be at least age 12 to volunteer)
Are you over 18 years old?
Are you a student?
What school?
Current employer:
Current occupation:  
Why do you want to volunteer?
How did you hear about BPL's Volunteer Program?

For each day, indicate times you are available to complete a two or three hour shift:
M: T: W: Th:
F:  Sa: Su:  

In which Brooklyn Public Library would you like to volunteer?
Do you know how to use a computer?
Are you familiar with :

Education: Indicate the highest grade completed
College (years completed):
What language/s other than English do you speak or read?

Please check the volunteer assignments that interest you:

Are there duties you do not wish to perform?

Have you ever worked in a paid or volunteer position at a library?
If Yes, please list your position/duties:
What are your special interests or skills?  

Please Provide a Personal or Professional Reference.
(check one) 
First Name:
Last Name

First Name:
Last Name:

Have you ever been convicted of a crime that has not been expunged or pardoned, other than a minor traffic violation?  
If Yes, please explain. 

Note: A conviction will not necessarily be a bar to volunteering.  This information will be used only for volunteer-related purposes and only to the extent permitted by applicable law.

By submitting this online form, I authorize Brooklyn Public Library to make inquiry as to my experience and character, and to certify that all statements made on this application are true.

I understand that there is no compensation for volunteer services at Brooklyn Public Library.