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Library Volunteers


Sanger Public Library greatly appreciates all of our volunteers!  There are many volunteer opportunities at Sanger Public Library, ranging from helping with events all the way to helping us process donations and some day-to-day tasks in the library.  Volunteering at Sanger Public Library is also a great way for high school or college students to meet volunteerism/service requirements for Honors Society, college applications, or degree requirements.  


If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the library by phone, email, or visit us in person.


Court Appointed Community Service


Sanger Public Library accepts court-appointed community service.  The first step to doing community service is to come into the library in person and fill out an application.  In most cases, we can let you know by the end of the next business day whether we are able to add you to our roster.  Community service tasks run the gamut from housekeeping type tasks (cleaning, straightening, organizing, etc) to processing books, donations, shelve returned items, and prepare and set up for events.


Here are a few other important things to know:

  • Sanger Public Library reserves the right to not accept community service applicants for any reason.  The two most common reasons are (1) your community service is for an offense which SPL does not accept, and (2) our community service roster is full.  Falsifying information on your application (e.g., lying about your offense) is an automatic disqualification from doing community service at Sanger Public Library.
  • While we understand your desire to complete hours quickly and wish to accommodate that, we are not able to guarantee a certain number of hours over any period of time; our community service scheduling varies based on the size of our roster and available projects.
  • Community service may be performed during the hours that we are open (Mon-Thurs: 10am-6pm, Fri: 10am-5pm, Sat: 10am-2pm).  We generally do not schedule anyone on Saturdays until they have been trained during the week.
  • Keeping up with scheduling is your responsibility.  If you are on the schedule and need to cancel or reschedule for any reason, we ask that you let us know by phone.  3 incidents of "no call, no show" will forfeit your place on our Community Service roster.
  • Failure to follow Sanger Public Library behavior guidelines or to responsibly attend to assigned tasks (e.g., slacking off, getting on the phone) will result in a warning and may result in forfeiture of your place on our community service roster if the issue persists.


For more information or if you have any questions, please call the library at 940-458-3257.



Sanger, Texas City Hall
502 Elm St, Sanger, TX 76266
Phone: 940-458-7930

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