As with any non-profit organization, we rely on the generosity of  volunteers to support our daily and seasonal efforts.  Below you will find detailed information on what help we need and in which areas. All volunteers 18+ will be asked to submit to a background check.

Please call the library @ 860-868-7586 or email Audra MacLaren :  amaclaren@gunnlibrary.org for more information.

Areas of volunteering may include:

Book Shop:

Maintaining, organizing, and sorting through various items in our basement book shop. Creating signage, organizing items by author, labeling items with date stickers, sorting through items for possible discard.

Office Work:

Sorting files, updating inventory, working with our collections on various projects.

Stairwell Gallery:

Assist with coordinating artists, marketing exhibits, set up/take down of exhibits, and artist receptions.

Summer Help:

Assisting during the summer months with our Adult or Junior Summer Reading programs.

Special Events:

Assist with set up, take down, and supporting special events such as Festival of Trees and the Children’s Holiday Sale.


Do you have a special skill or hobby?

If you have a special skill or hobby you want to share with our community, email Audra MacLaren: amaclaren@gunnlibrary.org for more information.