2 teens + 1 library = 389 volunteer hours!

 Posted by Cheresse

The Southwest Branch is getting ready to say goodbye and good wishes to two AMAZING teen volunteers Christina and Andrey.  Why do we have to say goodbye? Because they’re graduating from high school this week. Woohoo!

SWTWe all know that teens are required to volunteer 60 hours to graduate high school. We get that, and we can take it for granted. Some teen volunteers are immature, some are responsible, and I’ve supervised all kinds as a teen librarian. What I haven’t seen in over 10 years of working as a Teen Librarian are the qualities and skills these teen volunteers have shown over the years: dedication, responsibility, good communication skills, organization, creativity, and I could go on and on. Together, these teens have volunteered 389.5 hours at the Southwest Branch.

Let me say that again:
THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY NINE AND A HALF hours!

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