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First Name
Hilary
Last Name
Verheggen
Location
Port Townsend
Organization
Port Townsend Public Library
Which skills or areas of expertise are you willing to share?
Social Services and Non Profit
In what academic subject do you or your organization have expertise?
Literature
I am interested in working with schools in my area
Yes
What grade level would you or your organization work best with?
Preschool
Elementary School
Middle School
High School
All Grade Levels
High School Senior Projects
9th Grade Community Mentoring Program
Available for classroom presentations
What kind of availability do you or your organization have to offer?
Mentorship (coffee or lunch, shorter time commitment)
Briefly describe the program, volunteer work, or partnerships you or your organization may offer.
The library works with many different organozations in the community to provide programming and awareness to the members of the community. We also have volunteer opportunities for teens 14 years and older. Our volunteers do an assortment of valued tasks such as shelving books, checking books in, straightening, and much much more. We provide outreach to schools and senior citizen centers in the community. We are always looking for additional ways in which we can parter with community organizations and provide more services to our community.
You have indicated an expertise in Social Services and Non Profit
I work at the Port Townsend Public Library. We work to provide reference, technology, and reader's advisory assitance to all ages of the public. We work with local community organizations to provide services to the community. I also oversee programming for ages 0-18 years of age in the library.