Teen Volunteers

All teen volunteer programs are temporarily suspended due to library closures. Please check back for more updates.  

Teen Volunteer Information

Homework Coaches

August 2019 Homework Coaching Flyer

High school students who are interested in helping elementary school students with their homework are encouraged to get involved in the Homework Coaching program at the library. Homework coaching may involve explaining the directions of a homework assignment, listening to a student read aloud, guiding a student through math problems and helping them with writing assignments.High school students will earn community service hours for the time they volunteer as coaches.


  • Proficiency in math and/or language arts subjects
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Attend training session
  • 4 month (1 day per week, 3:30-5 p.m.) minimum commitment
  • Parent/guardian consent
  • Coaches must be in the 9th-12th grade
  • Link to Homework Coach Application

Check back soon for more information for volunteer opportunities, for 2020-2021 school year. 

Teen Advisory Board

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Have a cool idea for a teen event at the library? Want to learn a new craft, plan an art show, watch a movie, or teach a board game? Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) to let us know what you’re interested in. The Teen Advisory Board is your chance to make a difference in the library for yourself and other teens in Alameda. You can also add an impressive membership to your resume for future job or college applications. Any teen, ages 13 to 18, can join the Teen Advisory Board



Meetings are the 1st Wednesday of the month from 5:30 to 6:30 at the Main Library

RSVP to Teen Librarian Hallie at hfields@alamedaca.gov