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Volunteering at the library

There are lots of ways you can get involved with the libraries from volunteering your time to taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme

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Duties might include helping staff to deliver the housebound library delivery service, leading a local reading group or helping with the promotion and publicity of our special events.

What difference will you make?

Libraries lie at the heart of our communities. As a volunteer you will be part of an invaluable service, helping to spread knowledge and learning across the community. Our volunteers work in partnership with library staff to help enhance and improve our services.

Benefits to you

Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on our community. And there are so many benefits for you too!

These are just some of the reasons for volunteering at the library:

  • Be part of and have a direct impact on your local community.
  • Learn and develop new skills.
  • Gain a sense of achievement and motivation.
  • Boost your career options.
  • Discover new interests and hobbies.
  • Live new experiences.
  • Meet new people.

Volunteering at the library is special as you will be helping others to discover the world of reading and writing and all the joys that come with it!

Updated: 06 October 2022

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