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Volunteers are a vital part of the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries!

Thank you for expressing an interest in Chattahoochee Valley Libraries’ volunteer opportunities! We are currently accepting applications for the Muscogee County Friends of Libraries book sale and the Columbus Children’s Book Festival.
If you are interested in volunteering and would like to receive more information about our volunteer program and upcoming opportunities, contact the volunteer department by email at or by phone at 706-243-2673 for questions.

 Do you meet the volunteer requirements?

  • 12 years of age or older (Volunteers must be 14 years or older to participate in the upcoming Book Festival unless you are a current library volunteer)
  • Commit to a weekly schedule at least 2 hours per week
  • 10 hour minimum requirement regardless of school or program obligation
  • Applications must be received at least 4 weeks prior to your deadline to be considered.

Step 1

COLUMBUS CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL Chattahoochee Valley Libraries will host our 5th annual Columbus Children’s Book Festival on Saturday, September 16th. We are seeking volunteers 14 years or older to assist staff at variety of stations on Saturday, September 16th. Applications are available through August 31st. Click here to apply and to see a list of shift options!

Step 2

Adult volunteers must submit the Background Release form in order for your application to be considered complete.
Teen volunteers, the Parent Release form only has to be completed if you are invited to attend orientation.

Step 3

Attend orientation, training and or interview to determine placement.

For adult volunteer opportunities, it is the policy of the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries to require all individuals over 18 years of age to complete a Background Release Form. Completed forms may be emailed to, faxed to 706-243-2710 or returned in person on the third floor of the Columbus Public Library. Incomplete applications will not be considered and you must call to schedule a volunteer interview due to limited space.

For more information on becoming part of the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries’ volunteer team please call 706-243-2673 or email Tiffany Wilson at

Registered volunteers click here to log in.
Volunteers Can:
  • Check or maintain information such as address, phone numbers, and email address.
  • Check and print their schedule, sign-up for schedule openings, and alert supervisor to times they cannot serve as scheduled.
  • Post their hours, and view and print their past service information.
  • Check the progress toward the completion of their mandatory service.
  • Receive messages.
Supervisors Can:
  • View and manage information for the volunteers assigned to their area.
  • View and manage volunteer schedules for their area.