Volunteer at the Friends Book Store


Like to be around books? Like to be around people? Want to be the first to see our new arrivals?
Want to spend more time in the best bookstore around? Want a 20% discount on purchases?
Want to have fun while working to support our brand new library?


Come join our team!


We are currently looking for cashiers, details on the position are below. If you feel you can make a contribution, click here for the volunteer form and email it to [email protected] or just drop it off at the store.


Minimum age is 16

(if you are looking at volunteering at the actual library instead of the Friends Book Store,

contact the library using this form)



  • Ring up sales and take payment using our point of sales equipment
  • Answer basic customer queries regarding inventory, special requests, donations and policies
  • Watch the store to deter theft and never leave the cash desk unattended
  • Other duties may include pricing, stickering items, scanning items for inventory changes, receiving donations and loading book carts
  • This is a public facing position so you must be comfortable with dealing with all types of customers and a good communicator
  • Close attention to detail, dependability, good time-keeping, ability to learn to use book-selling software and knowing when to ask for help are necessary skills
  • There are two cashier shifts per day, 11am-2pm and 2-5pm
  • Position will involve standing, bending, walking and lifting up to 40lbs


For more information or to sign up, email us at [email protected].