Teens, Learn How You Can Volunteer at Library

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Calls for volunteers and events that benefit the public, such as calls for donations of food or items, blood drives, food giveaways, financial assistance etc. Deadline is two weeks before event date.

Teen library volunteer orientation: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, or 1-2 p.m. Thursday, June 9, Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich. Teens entering grades 8 and up in the fall who want to volunteer at the library can attend an orientation meeting. Teens who volunteered last summer do not need to attend an orientation meeting. For information or to sign up, call (847) 438-3433, email infodesk@eapl.org or visit eapl.org.

Home Buying Made Easy: 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, Ramada Inn, 200 N. Green Bay Road, Waukegan. Experts from each aspect of the home buying process will explain the pros and cons of the many home financing options available and provide home purchasing tips. To RSVP for the free seminar, contact Cedric Ivy, at CedricI@myconsumers.org, or call (847) 265-5541.

Pet supplies collection: Through Monday, June 13, Ela Area Public Library, Lake Zurich. Donations will benefit Save-A-Pet animal rescue facility in Grayslake. For a wish list of needed supplies visit saveapetil.org. For information, call (847) 438-3433.

Clothes for the needy: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. the second Saturday of each month, St. Andrew Episcopal Church's Elijah's Mantle for Children in Need community service project, 31 Park Ave., Grayslake. Clothing in sizes ranging from infant to 16 boys and girls is available. There is no cost. Donations of gently used children's clothing in good condition are always welcome. For details, visit standrewsgrayslake.org

or call (847) 223-2310.

Clothes Closet and Food Pantry: Receive goods from 10 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Saturday each month; goods collected 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, The Edge Church, 42 E. Grand Ave., Suite 102., Fox Lake. Must be a resident of Fox Lake or Ingleside to receive goods. For information, call (630) 287-1592.

Teen Photo Volunteer Orientation: 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich. The library is looking for teen volunteers entering grade 8 and up in the fall who can take photos of library events throughout the summer. …