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Become a Library Volunteer

Volunteers make a difference for readers who are unable to read conventional print. We are always looking for new volunteers. This volunteer effort ensures that people who have reading disabilities have access to Braille or talking books.

Contact Kathy Searle Acevedo (kathy.acevedo@dbs.fldoe.org) to volunteer or get more information. Phone number: 386-239-6043.

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Recording Studio

We do accept applications for volunteers in the studio, however it is for reviewing and monitoring only, and one needs to be extremely computer literate to go through training. If one is successful, after a substantial amount of time, an audition for narration may be extended. You do need to be local to Daytona Beach, as we do not accept remote recordings.

Pulling and Shelving Books

Volunteers assist by pulling recorded or Braille books from the shelves, attaching labels, and dropping them into a mail tub. Volunteers also assist by shelving returned books.

Book Inspection

Volunteers inspect all books before they are loaned to readers.

Labeling and Mailing Projects

Volunteers label and mail information on services to readers.

Machine Repair

Volunteers repair and service playback and related equipment.

Clerical

Volunteers assist by filing, answering phones, and photocopying.

Assisting in the Print Shop

Volunteers help to print and fold newsletters, brochures, and bibliographies.

Braille Transcription

Volunteers must be certified by the Library of Congress in literary Braille transcription in order to produce books.