Storytime Helper

Reading is fun! That is the message Arlington Public Library wants to send out to children through their story times, puppet programs, summer reading program and other activities. As a Storytime Helper, you would encourage childhood literacy and inspire kids by helping library staff with our quality children’s programming.

Sign Up to be a Storytime Helper on our city’s volunteer page.


  • Setting up and cleaning up the Storytime room.
  • Assisting children with craft activities and supplies.
  • Singing songs with staff during Storytime.

Required Skills:

  • A Smile!
  • A love for children and reading.
  • Creativity.
  • A positive attitude and ability to get along with a diverse group of people.
  • Ability to make a minimum commitment of 1-2 hours per week for a period of at least 3 months.

If you have Spanish speaking skills, we have offer bilingual Storytimes at several locations.