SWPL begins 'Summer Hours' effective May 25th. 
Saturday hours are now 9AM-1PM. The Library is closed on Sunday. Normal hours resume after Labor Day.

The Library will be closed on June 19th for Juneteenth.

South Windsor Public Library

YA Volunteers

SWPL's Young Adult Department offers volunteering opportunities for 7-12th graders during the school year and summer break. Interested individuals must register and be trained by Mrs. Newbury before beginning work. Sign-ups for volunteering sessions are posted well in advance of the time period the volunteer shifts will cover. Sessions fill up, so register early!

Parental permission and a signature is necessary for all YA volunteers. Forms are available at the library for parents to sign prior to their child's first volunteer shift. A printable form can be filled out and returned in person or to dnewbury@libraryconnection.info.

Any questions regarding the Young Adult Volunteering Program can be directed to Mrs. Newbury at dnewbury@libraryconnection.info or 860-644-5404.


2024 Summer Volunteer Program

YA Volunteer Orientation 2024

registration is CLOSED

South Windsor Public Library’s goal this summer is to have our readers enjoy the library and the programs we’ll offer. We will be having programs for all ages with the help of volunteers, grades 7-12. For those interested in volunteering, registration will begin on Wednesday, May 29th at 4PM on our volunteer website. We will stop the registration when there are 50 volunteers. A waiting list will be provided for those who did not get on the regular registration.

We can accommodate 4 volunteers per shift during 7 weeks of the summer reading program. The shifts will be Monday - Friday 9:30-11:30 and 1:30-3:30 starting June 24th. You may choose one shift for the first week, two shifts the following weeks. High school volunteers may sign up for shifts at Orientation June 12th at 6pm in the CL’s/YA Dept. 7th and 8th grade volunteers may on June 19th at 6pm at their Volunteer Orientation Volunteers will be helping with crafts, the set-up and break-down of programs and the logging in of reading hours by our younger patrons.

As with all of SWPL's YA volunteering opportunities, parental permission and a signature is necessary. Forms for your parents to sign can be picked up at the Library or printed out. Please bring the signed form with you to your first volunteer shift.

Volunteers will be participating in their own age-appropriate reading program as part of their community service commitment. Online registration for the 6-12th grade summer reading program begins June 15th.

Any questions regarding the Young Adult Volunteering Program can be directed to Mrs. Newbury at dnewbury@libraryconnection.info or 860-644-5404.


School Year Volunteer Program

registration is CLOSED

South Windsor Public Library can use volunteers in grades 7-12 during the school year to assist with crafts, the set-up and break-down of programs and other tasks. Availability is limited to what the Library Staff can accommodate and supervise.

Registration for volunteer slots will be announced in advance and is typically opened in late May. The registration form will be available via the above link on this page until the program and a wait list are filled.

As with all of SWPL's YA volunteering opportunities, parental permission and a signature is necessary. Any questions regarding the Young Adult Volunteering Program can be directed to Mrs. Newbury at dnewbury@libraryconnection.info or 860-644-5404.