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SUMMER READING REGISTRATION IS HERE....online below or paper forms are available at the library....any age can sign up using online or paper!

Tails and Tales is our theme this summer, meaning it's all about animals. The program will run for six weeks and will consist of programming as well as the most important component, READING.

For Converse Library Tweens (entering sixth grade in fall), Teens and Adults, we will have bookmarks available starting June 3 where you record your reading and turn them in. Each book read is an entry into the prize drawings we will have throughout each week. Participate...we have some amazing surprises for you and something special for reading to the end of the program.

For Converse Library Kids, we will distribute reading logs and goodie bags starting June 3. Detailed plans will be coming but you can get more info by clicking the link below and REGISTERING.  If they stay consistent and read until the end, we have some pretty amazing prizes for them.

Library cards are required to participate (although the littlest ones can use their adults card for registration). Register HERE!

2020

We're thrilled to announce that we've won our 2nd consecutive Achievement of Excellence in Libraries Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association! Of the 568 public library systems in Texas, Converse Public Library is one of only 56 who earned this year’s award. With this honor, we are again in the top 10% of all public libraries in the State! 

To view the criteria we had to meet for eligibility, you can see more here


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The Converse Public Library appreciates your willingness to volunteer your services to assist the Library, its patrons, and the community. As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to enhance Library services and build a relationship with the community.

Whether you have an hour or two weekly to spend with us or want to give us extra time whenever it happens to pop up, we are so thrilled you are considering US!! We are happy to work with your schedule and use your skills to make the Library a better place.

HOW DO I START VOLUNTEERING?

Easy! Fill out the forms below and email them to library@conversetx.net. Or, you can always come by and visit us, we'd love to meet you!

Library Volunteer Job Description

Library Volunteer Application

Background Check Forms

Minor Consent and Authorization for ages 16 & 17

HOW SOON CAN I START?

Once we receive your paperwork, a background check will be run and as soon that is complete, we will contact you to schedule your training. You can anticipate an approximate lag time of one week for paper processing.

 IS THERE AN AGE REQUIRED TO VOLUNTEER?

Yes, sixteen is the minimum age for volunteers.  Any volunteer under the age of 18 must have the written permission of a parent/guardian on the form above.  Note that the parent/guardian must sign the form in the presence of a library staff member.

WHAT WOULD I DO AT THE LIBRARY?

If you are available weekly at a consistent time, it could be shelving materials or helping at a repeating program such as Storytime or the LEGO Club.  We also need volunteers to help us with special programming.  Doing prep work for programs or displays is a great need, and that might consist of cutting out or assembling materials, or pulling a book list.  Maybe you have great writing skills and would like to come in and write up some book reviews! Artistic? Well, we need to talk....

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