A Special Message from the City Librarian

Volunteers are an important component in the success of the Tulare Public Library. We are constantly looking for people who want to make a difference in their community to help with our many events and programs. Possible duties and assignments include:

If you, your child, your family or group are interested in volunteering, download the application below, or pick one up at the library. We look forward to working with you to make Tulare Public Library the best it can be.

Volunteer Application

Volunteer Policies and Information

For More Information:

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Genealogy/Local History

The Genealogy/Local History room provides access to amazing resources for people researching family or local history. If you are interested in volunteering in this area of the library, download the application above, or pick up a form at the library.

TAP -Tutoring Assistance Program

T.A.P's mission is to connect students with excellent resources to improve their academic success through free one-on-one tutoring. This program will provide drop-in, one-on-one homework assistance to K-12 students.

The program will take place in the library's Learning Center and we are in need of tutors to provide assistance to attending students. All tutors must possess the drive, outgoing personality, and patience to help others and for applicants 18 & over fingerprinting is required before being allowed to work with the TAP program.

Melissa Emerson, Youth Librarian
559-685-4507

Hillman Family Library of Local History & Genealogy

The Genealogy/Local History room, staffed by volunteers & members of the Sequoia Genealogy Society, provides access to one of the largest genealogy/local history collections in the Valley. If you are interested in volunteering in this area of the library, download the application above, or pick up one up at the library.

For More Information:

Contact: Sequoia Genealogy Society @ Sequoia Genealogical Society
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559-685-4518

TAP -Tutoring Assistance Program (Homework Help)

T.A.P's mission is to connect students with a wide variety of resources to increase their academic success. This program provides free, drop-in, one-on-one homework assistance to K-12 students.

The program takes place in the Library's Learning Center. Tutors are needed in all subject areas to provide assistance to students in grades K to 12. We are looking for dedicated people with the desire to make a difference in the lives of Tulare’s children. Fingerprinting is required for applicants 18 years of age and older before being allowed to work with the TAP program.

For More Information:

Melissa Emerson, Youth Services Librarian
559-685-4507
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