actor iconAre you a bookworm, actor AND a volunteer? Prove it by volunteering to serve as our library mascot, Read! Read loves to go out to elementary and middle schools, community events, and library programs to share his love of books and inspire kids to read.

Sign Up as an Actor on our city’s volunteer page.


Wear the READ costume and attend community events.

Required Skills:

  • A pageant-like wave.
  • Excellent dance moves.
  • A positive and playful attitude.
  • A toleration of heat, and ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Availability during the evenings and on weekends is a plus.

Read, our library mascotOur volunteers

Read had a fun day at one of the city’s Volunteer Fairs. He even got to go one on one against a very famous cow! You can guess who won. Read graciously accepted the cow’s congratulations.