Volunteer Policy



Volunteers are a valuable asset to the Monroe Free Library, and individuals and groups are welcomed to perform service to their community through the library.

In order to provide a positive experience for both the volunteer and the library, the following policy will be followed for all volunteers.

  1. When performing library duties, volunteers must act in accordance with library policy and standards
  2. Volunteers must be age 12 or older. Volunteers under 16 years of age must have written permission from a parent or guardian.
  3. Prospective volunteers must fill out and submit an application which will be reviewed by the Executive Director or Supervising Staff member.
  4. If no suitable job matches are available at time of application, prospective volunteers will be contacted and informed that his/her application will be kept on file for one year, and if within that time an appropriate position opens, he/she will be contacted.
  5. If after application a job match exists, the prospective volunteer may be required to be interviewed by either the Library Director or Supervising Staff member.
  6. Volunteers will not take the place of paid staff and will provide special, unusual, or supplemental services.
  7. All volunteers shall have access to staff restrooms and kitchen during their work hours.
  8. Volunteers can be terminated for any of the same reasons as a paid staff member.

Approved 8/10/1998

Updated 5/14/2018






44 Millpond Parkway
Monroe, NY 10950
(845) 783 4411



MON ........ 9:30 - 8
TUE ......... 9:30 - 8
WED ......... 12 - 8
THUR ....... 9:30 - 8
FRI ............ 9:30 - 5
SAT ........... 9:30 - 4
SUN ........ 10 - 3