Thank you for your interest in helping us! If you would like to
volunteer, please fill out the appropriate volunteer application and the
Volunteer Coordinator will contact you within two weeks.
The Brentwood Library’s Volunteer Coordinator is Brigid Day.
Brigid has a degree in Communications with a background in journalism and photography. She is married and has two children, two cats, and a dog. She has lived in Brentwood for nine years and when not at the library can be found playing softball and Vintage Base Ball in her spare time.
If you have any questions about volunteering at the library, please call Brigid at 615-371-0090 ext 8860 and leave a message or send an email.
Click on the button to the right to apply for a volunteer position at the Brentwood Library!
The Children’s Department is beautiful. Working here is a joy! Volunteers in the children’s department assist the library staff in sorting and shelving children’s items. Qualifications: Able to arrange items in alphabetical and numerical order; able to push, bend, and lift; attention to detail; able to work independently. This is very physical work and is not recommended for those with back, knee, or neck problems. Time commitment: One 2-hour scheduled shift per week for 4+ months.
Have you ever wondered which library books are most popular? Shelve the recently returned books and find out! Volunteers in the circulation department assist the library staff in shelving fiction, nonfiction, and audiovisual materials, and shelf-read (make sure our collection is in proper order). They may have the opportunity to help with special projects as needed. Qualifications: Able to arrange items in alphabetical and numerical order; able to push, bend, and lift; attention to detail; able to work independently. This is very physical work and is not recommended for those with back, knee, or neck problems. Time commitment: One 2-hour scheduled shift per week for 4+ months.
Volunteer Office Assistant
See how the library works behind the scenes! Volunteer in the Administration Office. Answer the phone and help with office tasks such as inter-library loan mailings, data entry, making copies, cutting bookmarks, assembling Book Club kits, etc. Time Commitment: One 2-hour scheduled shift per week, for 4+ months.
Special Events Volunteer
Do you want to volunteer occasionally, but you don't want to make a long-term volunteer commitment? No problem! The library often needs a helping hand at special events like the chess tournament, teen programs, children's events, the Easter egg hunt, morning with Santa, and more! If you'd like us to get in touch with you when help is needed for special events, choose this option.
Book Search Volunteer
Do you love to search the library’s shelves? Book search volunteers search the shelves for a list of specific items, collect those items on a cart, and deliver the cart to Circulation staff members. Time Commitment: One 1-hour scheduled shift per week, for 4+ months.
Contact the Volunteer Coordinator
You can pick up a volunteer application at the Circulation desk, or download an application. The library's Volunteer Coordinator is Brigid Day. If you have any questions about volunteering at the library, call Brigid at 371-0090 (ext. 8860) and leave a message, or send an e-mail.