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If you want to meet new people and develop new skills whilst supporting your library, why not volunteer with us. Just contact your local library to find out if they need volunteers and how you could help.

Here are some of the roles that may be available.  

Tech Buddies

Tech Buddies at our libraries help computer, tablet and mobile phone users with online basics like using a mouse and setting up an email address. They can also provide help with social media, online banking and shopping, and keeping safe online. 

If you have a couple of hours to spare and can share what you know with others, please contact your local library to volunteer.

Home Library Service

Our Home Library Service volunteers deliver books and other library resources to people who can’t access their local library because of health, disability or caring responsibilities.

If you can offer a few hours each month to share the joy of reading, please contact Maria Jacobson by email at You will need to join the Royal Voluntary Service to carry out this role.

Reading Hack 

Reading Hack is a programme of reading-related activities led by young people aged 13 to 24. 

Volunteering is a rewarding experience and a great way to develop skills, meet new people and gain experience that can go on your CV. In supporting your community by helping others to enjoy reading, you’ll also have a lot of fun. 

Those doing the volunteering part of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and other accreditation schemes are welcome. 

If you're interested in helping, please contact Louise Jones by email at


Libraries run activities and events for all age groups throughout the week, to encourage people to get together, meet new friends and have a chat. From coffee mornings to games sessions, crafts to reading groups, we welcome volunteers to help set up, clear away, and facilitate the groups.

If you would like to help with an existing group or have an idea for a new group which would encourage more people to come to the library, please contact your local library to discuss.


Coding Clubs for children are run by volunteers who are knowledgeable in STEM subjects. If you are interested in this volunteering position, please contact Katy Waters by email at

Summer Reading Challenge

Every year we challenge children to read 6 books over the summer holidays and give them a medal and certificate when they have achieved it. Volunteers help us promote the challenge, sign up new members, prepare craft activities and help at events related to the challenge.

Contact your local library to find out what they need and how you can help.