Our middle school volunteer program is drop-in style (with the exception of high volume dates in late February/early March). An application is required - please fill out this Google form before you show up to volunteer! Dates and times are subject to change. Who we are: Middle School Volunteers are age 10-14 / grade 5-8.
The first 50 families will get a free copy of "Quackers", by Liz Wong! On October 19th, 2017, people across the country will unite to read the children’s book Quackers, a quirky story about a cat who thinks he is a duck, in support of Jumpstart’s mission: to work toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. Come pick up your copy at the Youth Services desk on Oct. 19th! While supplies last.
The years 2017-2018 will mark the centennial of America's relatively brief but highly influential involvement in the cataclysmic First World War. Woodrow Wilson's 1916 presidential campaign slogan had been "He kept us out of the war" but when German actions became too much to ignore, the United States joined the Allies on April 6, 1917.
Storytimes introduce children to the joy of books and develop their early literacy skills with fun, interactive experiences. Sessions run 45-60 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, playtime, word play, or a simple craft.