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A Community of Volunteers

Scope of Service for Taipei Public Library Volunteers



I. Regular Volunteers

  • Information Volunteers
    • Content of Service
      A. Supervision and management of information retrieval areas
      B. Assistance to computer use of patrons
      C. Advising the public of refraining from improper machine use
      D. Maintenance and cleaning of information retrieval areas and periphery
    • Location, Hours, Qualifications, and Age Limit
      • Information Counter (First Floor at Main Library)
        At least 3 hours per week, or 12 hours per month
        Adequate knowledge of Internet or Web technology
        Above 18 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2702-0390

  • Materials Circulation Volunteers
    • Content of Service
      Processing of patron checkout and return of library materials.
    • Location, Hours, Qualifications, and Age Limit
      • Circulation and Preservation Section at Main Library (1F Information Counter)
        At least 3 hours per week, in shifts
        Zealous, active, polite, patient and without undesirable habits
        Above 20 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2706-4811
      • Multimedia Room at Main Library
        At least 3 hours per week
        Caring, patient and responsible
        Above 20 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2707-6934
      • Branch Libraries and Neighborhood Reading Rooms
        At least 3 hours per week
        Caring, patient and responsible
        Junior High School diploma or above
        Contact: Please contact the respective Branches and Reading Rooms

  • Materials Processing Volunteers
    • Content of Service
      Pasting of due date stamp slips and RFID chips onto book materials, and stamping of fore edge identification stamps.
    • Location, Hours, Qualifications, and Age Limit
      • Circulation and Preservation Section at Main Library
        At least 3 hours per week, in shifts
        Zealous, active, polite, patient and without undesirable habits
        Above 20 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2706-4811
      • Acquisition and Cataloging Section at Main Library
        At least 3 hours per week
        Zealous, active, polite, patient and without undesirable habits
        Above 18 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2709-0964
      • Room of References at Main Library
        Service hours may be suitably arranged according to preference. Must sign in upon arrival on workday, and abide to regulations of minimum work hours.
        Adequate knowledge of Microsoft Word
        Two-year Junior College diploma or above
        Contact: (02) 2755-3554
      • Branch Libraries and Neighborhood Reading Rooms
        At least 3 hours per week
        Caring, patient and responsible
        Junior High School diploma or above
        Contact: Please contact the respective Branches and Reading Rooms

  • Materials Mending Volunteers
    • Content of Service
      Mending of damaged book materials.
    • Location, Hours, Qualifications, and Age Limit
      • Circulation and Preservation Section at Main Library
        At least 3 hours per week, in shifts
        Zealous, active, polite, patient and without undesirable habits
        Above 20 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2706-4811
      • Branch Libraries and Neighborhood Reading Rooms
        At least 3 hours per week
        Caring, patient and responsible
        Junior High School diploma or above
        Contact: Please contact the respective Branches and Reading Rooms

  • Materials Arrangement Volunteers
    • Content of Service
      Arrangement and reshelving of book materials for convenient patron search.
    • Location, Hours, Qualifications, and Age Limit
      • Circulation and Preservation Section at Main Library
        (2F Periodicals Room; 4F & 5F book shelving areas; B1 Children's Reading Room; B2 The Small World)
        At least 3 hours per week, in shifts
        Zealous, active, polite, patient and without undesirable habits
        Above 20 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2706-4811
      • Room of References at Main Library
        Service hours may be suitably arranged according to preference. Must sign in upon arrival on workday, and abide to regulations of minimum work hours.
        Adequate knowledge of Microsoft Word
        Two-year Junior College diploma or above
        Contact: (02) 2755-3554
      • Multimedia Room at Main Library
        At least 3 hours per week
        Caring, patient and responsible
        Above 20 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2707-6934
      • Branch Libraries and Neighborhood Reading Rooms
        At least 3 hours per week
        Caring, patient and responsible
        Junior High School diploma or above
        Contact: Please contact the respective Branches and Reading Rooms

  • Volunteers for Children's Services
    • Content of Service
      Guidance to utilization of library facilities for children, and assistance in various children's activities.
    • Location, Hours, Qualifications, and Age Limit
      • Circulation and Preservation Section at Main Library
        (B1 Children's Reading Room; B2 The Small World)
        At least 3 hours per week, in shifts
        Zealous, active, polite, patient and without undesirable habits
        Above 20 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2706-4811
      • Branch Libraries and Neighborhood Reading Rooms
        At least 3 hours per week
        Caring, patient and responsible
        Junior High School diploma or above
        Contact: Please contact the respective Branches and Reading Rooms

  • Volunteers for the Visually Impaired
    • Content of Service
      Machine input of Chinese characters, and compilation of information relevant to the visually impaired.
    • Location, Hours, Qualifications, and Age Limit
      • Qiming Branch (working at home optional)
        Monday to Sunday; day of week and time of day optional (3-hour period in morning or afternoon)
        Caring, patient and responsible
        Adequate knowledge of Microsoft Word
        Above 20 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2514-8443

  • Volunteers in General Affairs (word processing)
    • Location, Hours, Qualifications, and Age Limit
      • Room of References at Main Library
        Service hours may be suitably arranged according to preference. Must sign in upon arrival on workday, and abide to regulations of minimum work hours.
        Adequate knowledge of Microsoft Word
        Two-year Junior College diploma or above
        Contact: (02) 2755-3554

  • Volunteers in General Affairs (file management)
    • Location, Hours, Qualifications, and Age Limit
      • Qiming Branch
        Monday to Sunday; day of week and time of day optional (minimum 3-hour period per week, in morning or afternoon)
        Caring, patient and responsible
        Adequate knowledge of Microsoft Word
        Above 20 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2514-8443

  • Volunteers in General Affairs
    (Assistance in educational training; data management; word processing in Chinese)
    • Location, Hours, Qualifications, and Age Limit
      • Extension Services Section at Main Library
        At least 3 hours per week
        Zealous, active, polite, patient and without undesirable habits
        Adequate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
        Senior High School diploma or above
        Above 18 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2709-1605

  • Activities Assistant Volunteers
    • Content of Service
      Exchange and arrangement of book materials in monthly Book Exchange activities; activity and decoration assistances in Book of the Month seminars; production of brochures, posters and other promotional materials.
    • Location, Hours, Qualifications, and Age Limit
      • Extension Services at the Main Library
        At least 3 hours per week
        Zealous, active, polite, patient and without undesirable habits
        Adequate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
        Senior High School diploma or above
        Above 18 years of age
        Contact: (02) 2709-1605

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  • Updated: 2010/8/25 15:11
  • Reviewed: 2016/11/11 14:34

  • Source: Taipei Public Library