If you enjoy meeting people and have time on your hands then come and volunteer at your local library. All our volunteers get a 20% discount when hiring DVDs and audiobooks and lower fines for late books.

If you're aged 13 to 25, you can apply for the reading hacks volunteering role.

Computer buddy

Our computer buddies help library users to get started and gain confidence in using a computer. They provide help using the UK Online course ‘Learn My Way’. They also help with navigating online forms, internet searching and email accounts.

See computer buddy role description 

eBook buddy

Our eBook Buddies help library users discover our collections of eBooks and other digital items, on tablets, smartphones, laptops and eReaders.

eBuddy role description 

Home library courier

Our home library couriers deliver and collect books and other items for all our home library users.

You’ll be a reliable person with a clean driving licence and your own car.

Home library courier role description 

Reading hacks

Our reading hack role is for young people (13 to 25 years old) who want a say in how their local libraries are run. 

Volunteer duties may include:

  • creating book displays
  • helping with craft events
  • helping to run a Teen Readers’ Group
  • supporting young people during the Summer Reading Challenge.

Reading hack role description 

Volunteers at Grain Library

Grain Library needs reliable and responsible volunteers for its day-to-day running.

You’ll be happy to open and close the library, answer questions and queries from library visitors, arrange new displays, find and replace books, and chat with any visitors.

Grain library volunteer role description

Apply to volunteer

To volunteer for any of these roles, please fill in our online application form.

We cannot accept young person (13 to 25 years old) reading hack volunteer applications at this time.

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