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Volunteering in our libraries

Volunteering in our libraries

Help make a difference delivering library services to the community

There is a wide range of volunteering opportunities in our libraries.

What volunteers do

Volunteers help provide additional library services, including:

  • Children’s story times, rhyme times and craft activities
  • Clubs for young people such as Code club, writing groups and Lego club
  • Home Library Service - selecting and delivering books to home-bound readers
  • Library activities such as reminiscence groups and UK online sessions

Why volunteer

Volunteering benefits the library service and makes a difference in the local community.

The personal benefits include:

  • Meeting new people
  • Satisfaction from helping out in the community
  • Developing skills and gaining experience
  • Adding to your CV
  • Having fun

Volunteers must be 16 years old and some roles have a minimum age of 18 years.

Training and support is provided for all volunteers.

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