The River Vale Free Public Library is a member of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS). This consortium of 77 public libraries delivers quality library service to the general public through sharing of books and other materials, purchasing, maintaining and sharing a computer system and providing common access to the cooperative's data bases. Your River Vale Library card enables you to access the collections of all members of the cooperative by using the BCCLS online catalog.
Are you a teen looking for volunteer opportunities?
Explore available opportunities if you are entering Grades 6-12.
Please note that volunteers will not be working directly with children.
If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this form online: Volunteer Form
You will be contacted by the library once your form is received.
Have fun, be creative, and use your imagination!
Be clear and concise, quality video, PG language use.
Videos must contain original content, or use Free for Commercial Use with Creative Commons licenses. This includes videos, images, and music.
Some virtual projects may be posted on the library website and/or library social media accounts. You must sign a media release form to participate in these projects.
Submit Your Completed Work
Submit completed projects from the form located here: Submit Work
Write a review
Write a review or make a video of a book, eBook, movies, video games, manga and series, etc.
Rate on 1-5 stars (5 being the best)
Reviews should be a one paragraph summary of the book and a one paragraph regarding your personal response with specific examples to support praise or criticism.
Minimum length of review = 5 sentences of 1 minute video
Create a Trailer
Pick a book, eBook, audiobook, movie, video game, etc.
Create a trailer that would make someone want to check it out -- just like a real movie trailer! No longer than 2 minutes in length.
Read Alikes List
Create a list or make a video recommending titles similar to something you've read/watched, or make a list based on a theme.
For example, if you like The Hunger Games, you may live Divergent. Include title and author, and image files of books.
Minimum length = 10 item list or 1 minute video
Create a "how to" or "tips and tricks" guide. It can be written out or a video!
Video should be under 5 minutes in length.
Propose your own project
Submit a project proposal that you would like to do.
We will be in touch with you to discuss the possibility of you doing this project for Volunteer Hours.