Volunteer/Support

There are many ways that you can show your support for your library; you can volunteer at a library or join the Friends of the Mississauga Library and help raise funds. You can also make a financial donation to the library or be a sponsor.

Each of the 18 branch libraries offers a variety of ways that you can show your support. Print out the volunteer form or visit your branch to talk to library staff.

The Library accepts and encourages the involvement of volunteers in a number of activities at all levels in the Library. The Library believes that volunteers constitute good corporate citizenship; build links with the community; and, are a valuable and essential resource.




About Volunteering
Volunteer workers are unpaid staff, they give of their time and energy to assist an organization, they are personally involved and are your most supportive liaison with the community.

The achievement of the goals of the Mississauga Library System is best served by the active participation of all staff and the citizens of the community.


Some Volunteer Duties May Include

  • stamping discards for the book sale
  • tidying up book shelves
  • assisting with a variety of special projects with the Library and with the Friends of the Library
  • delivering library material to homebound users
  • preparing materials for book sale



Volunteer Application Form
Complete this Library Volunteer Application Form as accurately as possible, indicating days and times you are available. Return your completed application form to a library staff member at the location where you would like to volunteer. Direct inquiries to Volunteers.Library@Mississauga.ca.




Teens
Join TAG (Teen Advisory Group) and have a say in the teen programs at your Library. Complete the TAG Application Form.

Featured Articles
   Computer Buddies - Teen Volunteers
The Mississauga Central Library seeks the services of enthusiastic Teen Volunteers interested in assisting Older Adults in learning more about computers.

   Donate to the Library
The Mississauga Library System accepts donations of recent books, magazines, audio books, CDs, DVDs and videogames. Donations need to be clean and in good condition.

   Donor eWall of Fame
This Donors Wall of Fame recognizes the many individuals and businesses who support the Library each year. Thank you for leaving a bookmark in the story of this community. Please take a bow .....

   Duties of Volunteers
What volunteers can do at the Library.

   Friends Support Individuals and Organizations
Friends of the Mississauga Library System support the efforts of individuals and organizations.

   Homebound Services
This service brings print and audio materials to approximately 150 homebound residents.

   Jim Wilde "Young Volunteer of the Year" Award
The Library's Jim Wilde Young Volunteer Award is presented annually to two young people who either work for the Library and volunteer as well or who volunteer with the Library.

   Join the Friends of the Mississauga Library System
The Friends of the Library offer several membership options.

   Library Sponsors
What could you do as a Library Sponsor? Help change a person's life.

   Planned Giving
A planned gift is a charitable donation from your estate.

   Reading Buddies - Teen Volunteers
Teens help children to improve their reading skills and earn community service hours.

   Volunteer Drivers
Volunteers with own transportation are needed to deliver books.

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