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Volunteer Fair for Grownups Tonight

Volunteer Fair for Grownups Tonight

Posted June 26, 2017


The library looks to connect area residents with non-profit groups at a special volunteer fair for adults on Thursday, June 29 from 6-8:30 pm.
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“Our customers regularly ask us for information about non-profits that are looking for volunteers,” said Melissa Hozik, Adult Programming Librarian. “This event is a great way to connect would-be volunteers with organizations that need help.”

According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, there are approximately 1,576,296 volunteers in New Jersey, who donated the equivalent of $5.1 billion worth of service to their communities.

Organizations participating in the volunteer fair include: 
 

The volunteer fair is part of the library’s summer reading theme of “Build A Better World.” Throughout the summer, the library has several programs about civic engagement, including weekly TED Talk screenings and discussions, and a park clean-up on Saturday, July 29.