4. Get Creative with Assignments
Sometimes when there is so much to do, it can be hard to figure out what to delegate to volunteers. Whether it's hosting an arts and crafts hour, making welcome packets for new patrons, checking in materials, helping people with self check-out machines, or manning special exhibits, it's important to think outside the box. Are there special opportunities that you simply can't do with your minimal staff? Are there ways to alleviate the daily tasks of regular staff?