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FRIENDS OF THE HOUSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

 

What Is It?: The Friends processes books that have been donated by Houston Public Library branches and by the community, then sells the books at affordable quarterly book sales and on its Amazon storefront.  The sales fund literacy and cultural programs for the Houston community.

 

Help NeededSort and scan books, list books for sale on Amazon, help move boxes in the warehouse,or similar tasks.

 

Minimum Age to Volunteer: 13

Help Needed

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ORGANIZE DONATED BOOKS

Sort donated and discarded books for community book sales, and/or scan books using Neatoscan scanner.

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GENERAL WAREHOUSE HELP

Break down boxes, move books to other areas, and similar physical tasks, or enter book details for potential buyers around the world.

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HELP WITH BOOK SALES

Help set up, assist customers and sell books, and/or help put away books and displays at the Friends of HPL’s regular book sales.

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DONATE BOOKS

Friends of HPL accepts new and gently used books at its Book Warehouse by appointment only.  (It cannot pick up donated books.)  Small donations of 2 boxes or less may be dropped off at any HPL branch.  More information about the types of materials the Friends accepts is here.

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The Friends warehouse at 6510 Little York is in the Chase Bank Plaza, between Chase Bank and CVS.

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