Volunteering roles in libraries


The ongoing national lockdown means that all of the county’s library buildings will be closed for general use from Thursday 5 November.

However, from Monday 9 November, customers will be able to order books and pick them up from the front entrance of their local library.

Those needing to use library computers to access essential services such as universal credit and Internet banking, will be able to do so from Monday by pre booking a session on 0345 60 80 196 or via our online form.

For more information please visit the Lockdown Response page or contact us directly.

8. Code Club volunteer mentor


To inspire 9–11 year olds to get excited about computer science and digital making by running Code Clubs in a library setting.


  • Prepare for the Code Club session each week. This may include organising resources and completing class projects in advance
  • Be available for 2 hours each week (currently Thursdays) to help with the Code Club session at the library.
  • Be able to commit for at least one school term (approximately 12 weeks)
  • Liaise with library staff regarding health & safety and housekeeping

Skills and experience

  • Calm under pressure
  • A good team worker
  • Computer literate
  • Coding experience desirable
  • Knowledge of Scratch/Python and HTML desirable
  • Desire to learn
  • Able to communicate with children of all abilities
  • Well organised
  • Be able to accept responsibility for conducting a session and work in a team of 2–3 volunteers

Other information

  • Online training provided by Code Club
  • DBS check is required (via Code Club)
  • Minimum age for this role is 16 years old

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