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If you...
  • Are at least 12 years old
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Enjoy working with people and library materials
  • Can commit to a weekly schedule

We have opportunities for you! These volunteer opportunities are currently available at the Beaufort Branch Library. All positions require a commitment of at least six months. Weekly hours will be determined by you and the head of your department.

Adult Programming Board

Be one of the first members of this new group! Get involved with planning, promoting, and presenting programs for adult library patrons. The Board will meet twice a year and volunteer as needed for programs. (No weekly schedule!) You must be 18 or older to join. For more details contact Amanda Brewer, Programming Coordinator, at 470-6524.

Computer lab assistant

Good with computers and people? Work with the reference department to provide basic computer instruction and assistance to our customers. You will need a strong background in computer use, including the Internet, MS Office products, and basic troubleshooting. Patience and excellent interpersonal skills are also required

Teen Board

Make the library a great place for teens! The Teen Board meets on the first Tuesday of every month, at 5:00 PM. Design bookmarks, suggest programs, and express your ideas for the library. You must be in grades 6-12 to be on the Teen Board. For more details contact Maria Benac, Youth Services Librarian, at 470-6510.

Special Projects

Do you have an idea for the library? Special skills to contribute? Let us know! Fill out an application and add a brief description of what you have to offer.

Questions about Beaufort Branch opportunities?

Please contact Laura Hayden, Volunteer Coordinator, at (843) 470-6522 or

Ready to volunteer?

Complete the volunteer application and drop it off at the reference desk. Our volunteer coordinator will contact you.

More Volunteer Opportunities

Beaufort District Collection

Housed inside the Beaufort Branch Library building, the BDC offers a research collection of permanent value which focuses on Beaufort District history, culture, and environment. Check out current opportunities on the BDC page!

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library work to enhance Beaufort County Library services. Learn more about becoming a Friend!



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