Adult Services

Whether you’re looking to earn some community service hours or just want to make a difference, here are a few ways to get involved at CHPL! Adult Volunteers Volunteers are needed year round to help with specially scheduled library events, as well as many positions throughout the Library. 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 for more information. Meredith Meyer at 856-903-1234 or

NEW!! - 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) TAB is a small group of teens who assist the Library’s Teen Department. We help at teen programs, create displays and book lists for the Teen Area, suggest titles for addition to the Library's teen collection, and plan/run events for teens, tweens and children. 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 and more! TAB members are selected through an application and interview process. The application process for the TAB 2015-2016 group is closed. Look for an application in August 2016!

Jr. Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library The application process for the Jr. Friends 2015-2016 group is closed. The Jr. Friends is a group of community-minded teens looking to make a difference at the Cherry Hill Public Library! Open to students in grades 6-12, members earn community service hours by volunteering at programs and events held at the Library. Events include the Volunteer Fair, the Friends' Flea Market and the semi-annual Book Sales. In addition, members will also help coordinate events like the Sweet Treats Sale, the Gently Used Jewelry Sale and more. As a Jr. Friend, you will also earn community service hours by attending Jr. Friends meetings held every other month. Dues to join are $5.00 for the year. Enrollment is open in September and January. Upcoming Junior Friends Meeting Dates: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Half Conference Room Tuesday, May 17, 2016 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Half Conference Room Upcoming Jr. Friends Fundraisers: Sweet Treats Sale: (During Spring Book Sale) Saturday, April 16 (9:30am – until sold out). Gently Used Jewelry Sale: Friday, April 29 (3 p.m. – 5 p.m.) and Saturday, April 30 (11 a.m. –1 p.m.). For more information contact Volunteer Coordinator Meredith Meyer at 856-903-1234 or

Teen Summer Volunteers The application process for Summer 2015 Volunteer Program is closed. Each summer, teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join the CHPL Volunteer Force. This group assists the Children's and Teen Departments with the Library's Summer Reading prize program and summer events. If you are interested in volunteering next summer, check back for an application in March 2016.