Volunteering at the Estes Valley Library

Volunteers are valuable partners in the Library’s Mission to bring people, ideas and opportunities together for our community.  The library proudly hosts one of the most well-established and successful volunteer programs in the Estes Valley. Library volunteers contribute more than 8,000 hours of valuable service annually.  Working under the supervision of staff, volunteers can be found in all departments of the library. Some volunteers work in regular positions and others give their time to special programs or short-term projects.

Available volunteer postings are announced here. When filling out the application, please note the position applying for. If there are no current openings, applications will be kept on file for a year from the date of the application.  For more information e-mail: volunteer@estesvalleylibrary.org or call: 970 586 8116 x838.

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Volunteer Spotlight – Lynn Lawson

It is our great pleasure to introduce you to one of the Library Board’s newest trustees, Lynn Lawson! Lynn joined the Board in January 2021 and is currently serving as Vice-President. We are grateful to Lynn and all the other trustees for their hard work and dedication to the task of Library governance.

Lynn was born in New York state, in a home where education was valued and books an everyday part of home life. She says that she still has some of the Weekly Reader books that she received in elementary school. High school and then college years studying music performance were spent in the Los Angeles area. Deciding that earning a living as a musician wasn’t for her, Lynn returned to the east coast (Boston) where she earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School, followed by a career in marketing, product management and strategic planning. Lynn started volunteering actively during this time as a board member for several different organizations, primarily focused on music performance and education.

Lynn and her husband chose Estes Park for their retirement 2 years ago saying the town immediately resonated with them. They love the mountains, views, easy access to hiking and the friendly people. But they also love to travel and have visited every continent except for Antarctica. It was a family safari in Botswana that made the deepest impression. Lynn says: “I was struck by the balance and interconnectedness of nature and I haven’t looked at the world in quite the same way since.” 

In her spare time, Lynn hikes, reads, knits and cooks. Of the Library and volunteering Lynn says: “I am honored to be involved with the Estes Valley Library. I am impressed by the staff and their commitment, and also by the wide variety of programs that they bring to our community.” 

Thank you Lynn for your commitment and service to the Library!