Volunteer Stars

There are many volunteer stars in Douglas County, Colorado! These exceptional volunteers make large-scale differences in our towns and cities, in addition to their individual achievements at separate organizations.

HRCA Volunteers of the Month, TR Basketball Coaches

HRCA Volunteers of the Month

July volunteers of the month for the Therapeutic Recreation (TR) program at Highlands Ranch Community Association are the Basketball Coaches that helped in May and June. This program has grown ...
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DJ volunteering at Douglas County Library

Exceptional Volunteer

The Philip S. Miller branch is blessed to have volunteer DJ on its volunteer crew. DJ began volunteering for Douglas County Libraries in June 2014. DJ is always happy to ...
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11 Years of Service

Jay started volunteering at Douglas County Libraries (DCL) in 2007. He has physical limitations that make everyday life challenging. His mother or Neighbor Network have transported Jay to the Castle ...
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Volunteer Appreciation Month

Thank you to all Volunteers!

April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month and we celebrate those who dedicate their time to be stewards and leaders of our community through volunteerism. National Volunteer Appreciation Month also encompasses ...
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Volunteer at Parker Library

Exceptional Volunteers at Parker Library

“Today was a busy day at the Parker Library! Our shelving staff was short-handed, and volume of books returned much higher than normal. Thanks to our volunteers Lindsay and Anson ...
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Volunteers at Castle Rock Library - Escape Room Event

Escape Room at DCL

Volunteers are a key ingredient to the success of the Escape Room at DCL! The Castle Rock library will be hosting an Escape Room for the community called “Make Your ...
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Highlands Ranch Community Association Volunteers of the Month

HRCA Volunteers of the Month

December Volunteers of the Month are the Race Packet Pickup Volunteers! Many thanks to the volunteers who helped pass out race packets at the Back Country Half-Marathon for Highlands Ranch ...
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The Grinch is a Success!

The Grinch Storybook holiday program is a huge success! A group of teen volunteers make it a special event for everyone. The Grinch did not steal Christmas from the Lone ...
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Spotlight on Christopher Scheck

Storytime comes alive when Christopher is in the room! Christopher brings his best each and every week when he volunteers at the Highlands Ranch library. He shows unlimited kindness toward ...
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Coding Class by Etash & Abhinav

When the library needed volunteer technology aides, Etash and Abhinav jumped right in. They both wanted to partner with the Parker branch library so they could teach computer coding to ...
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Teen Trio

Together, this teen trio has created countless puppets, story-board characters made from felt, and art projects for the Castle Pines youth librarians. They work independently, create their own patterns, and ...
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Mary Ellen and Kate Thurston

Metro Volunteers’ “Heart of Volunteerism” award goes to volunteers Mary Ellen and Kate Thurston! The award seeks to honor exceptional volunteers, celebrating the power of the individual to change our ...
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Tammy Fross

This year’s Colorado Association of Libraries’ (CAL) Outstanding Volunteer Award will be awarded to DCL volunteer Tammy Fross. Tammy volunteers primarily at the Lone Tree and Castle Rock branches, however ...
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