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Recycled Reads Bookstore Assistant link

5335 Burnet Road

Recycled Reads is Austin Public Library’s used bookstore. All proceeds benefit APL. Recycled Reads volunteers assist staff in sorting books and other materials for re-sale, repurposing, or recycling. Duties include unloading heavy boxes, checking materials for damage, sorting materials by subject and value, and shelving. This position requires volunteers to push carts up to 75 lbs. and to bend, stoop, and work with office equipment with or without reasonable accommodations, at times briefly outdoors. This position is best suited for customer service-ready, self-motivated, and detail oriented individuals accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment. Shifts are four hours long, with a minimum commitment of six months requested.

Current needs:

  • Tuesdays - 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays - 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays - 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays - 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.