Teen Programs

Teen Volunteer Program

The library is always in need of volunteers! Students age 13 and older commit to weekly two to three hour shifts. Teens work directly with patrons and staff by shelving, organizing, assisting with duties at the circulation desk, and working on special projects. The volunteer program offers students a fun way to complete community service hours and the opportunity to be awarded a scholarship their senior year.

The school year volunteer program follows the Lake Travis Independent School District academic calendar year. The school year application is available online and in the library beginning July 1st and are due July 31st.

The summer volunteer program follows the Lake Travis Independent School District summer break. The summer application is available online and in the library beginning March 15th and are due April 30th.

If you have any questions or would like to apply for a position, please stop by the library or contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Danielle Wilson, at dwilson@laketravislibrary.org or (512) 263-2885.

Service Scholarship

Every year the Friends of the Library offers scholarships to graduating senior teen volunteers. The service scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors who have volunteered a minimum of 100 hours at the library and who are planning to continue their education. Applications are available online and at the circulation desk beginning in January and are due the first Tuesday in April. If you would like more information or have any questions, please contact Danielle Wilson, Volunteer Coordinator, at dwilson@laketravislibrary.org.

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Three volunteers were awarded scholarships in May 2017. Pictured from left to right are Johanna Clark, Scholarship Committee Chair Jeannie Buderer, and Emily Hebel. Scholarship recipient Hannah Sawyer is not pictured.
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