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Get Involved

Whether you’re looking to earn some community service hours or just want to make a difference, here are a few ways CHPL can help you to get involved!

Volunteer Teen Book Reviewer

Are you in grades 7-12 and love to read? Here's your chance to tell others about the books you read, encourage reading among your peers and earn community service hours. Become a Teen Book Reviewer! You'll pick an approved book from CHPL's collection, write a detailed review, and design a bookmark to help promote the title(s).

Download these resources to get started:

Teen Book Reviewer Summary and Instructions - read this before you start!

Teen Book Review Form

Book review sample AND Bookmark Template/Example

Teen Volunteer Application

or call us to learn more about this program:

Melissa Brinn, Teen Librarian: 856-903-1208

Meredith Meyer, Volunteer Coordinator: 856-903-1234



Teen Activity Board (TAB)

The application process for the TAB 2016-2017 is open.

Click here for the application.

DEADLINE: Sept. 23, 2016

TAB is a small group of committed, responsible, and service-oriented teens (grades 7-12)
who strive to make the Cherry Hill Public Library an exciting and dynamic place for the
youth of the community.

TAB members work hands-on with library staff, assisting at teen and children's programs, creating displays and book lists for the Youth Services Department, suggesting titles for addition to the Library's collection, and planning/implementing events for teens and tweens.


TAB's Accomplishments Include:

  • Running numerous programs for children and teens including a Pajama Storytime and a Teen Murder Mystery Night
  • Assisting with Youth Services events throughout the year
  • Planning special teen breakout sessions for CHPL Comic Con and Time Lord Bash
  • Decorating a CHPL Little Free Library
  • Creating a special FanTABulous reads book display for the Teen Section
  • Directing and starring in the Summer Reading promotional videos for 2014 and 2015


CHPL Teen Ambassadors


This new group was formed to involve teens (7th -12th grade) in the Library.
Their mission is to support and positively impact the Cherry Hill Public Library through
fundraising, mentoring and advocating for CHPL.

CHPL Teen Ambassadors meet monthly in addition to assisting with various
events throughout the year.


Some of the Ambassador projects are:

  • Help plan and execute fundraising events for the Library.
  • Volunteer at a number of different library events.
  • Be an advocate for the Library in your schools and communities (social media).
  • Read with children in the Book Buddies program
  • Assist with craft preparation for children's events
  • Make & Take crafts - and more!

We are now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year.

Click here for the application.

DEADLINE: Sept. 30, 2016

For more information contact: Meredith Meyer, Volunteer Coordinator at CHPL at or 856-903-1234.



Volunteer Year Round

Are you 16 or older? Why not volunteer at CHPL! Volunteers are needed year round to help with specially scheduled library events. Volunteering is also a great way to build your resume and earn community service hours.

Click here to print a volunteer application or contact the CHPL’s Volunteer Coordinator,
Meredith Meyer at 856-903-1234 or for more information.