Apply to be a library volunteer


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Meet new people, learn new skills and give something back to your community.

You could help with our home library service, our bookshop, children’s activities, or give advice on using computers and more.

We’ll train you and meet regularly to make sure all is going smoothly.

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Volunteering roles

What happens next

We’ll contact you within 5 working days to talk about our volunteering opportunities and whether your preferred role is available near you. If roles are full, we’ll add you to the waiting list.

You’ll need to provide 2 references for all our volunteering roles. We may also need to arrange a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) check.

We pay expenses like mileage costs for using your own car for our Home Library Service. We’ll need confirmation from your insurance company that your car is insured for voluntary work.