Document Type

Book Review

Publication Date

Spring 3-2015


While volunteerism has not been a top priority in many academic libraries in the past, the current state of college budgets may make recruiting volunteers a more attractive prospect. Leslie and Glen Holt’s book, Success with Library Volunteers, offers an extensive look into the past, present, and future of volunteers in all types of libraries. The book is clear and concise with many practical examples. Each chapter is accentuated with comprehensive notes and contains a case study of a successful volunteer program in the King County Washing- ton Library System.


This article first appeared in the March. 2015 issue of College & Research Libraries, vol. 76, no. 2 237-238, the member magazine of the official scholarly research journal of the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, doi:10.5860/crl.76.2.237

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