Shropshire Council

Volunteering

By becoming a library volunteer you could help to improve and enhance the library service by sharing your skills and knowledge. You can register on the do-it.org website.

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Ways in which you can help

Home library service

You will help to choose and deliver books and other library materials to people who are unable to visit and use the library independently, whether through age, disability, illness or care commitments.

Computer support

Can you use computers confidently? Consider sharing your skills with other people by providing them with one to one help and support.

Local history

Our local history centres welcome volunteers who may help to organise the collections, carry out research on behalf of our customers and provide advice on researching family and local history.

Work with children and young people

It’s great fun to get involved in library storytime and rhymetime sessions and other creative activities!

Work experience for students

Find out what happens behind the scenes in the library! Think about volunteering for a short period of time or for a specific project like the Summer Reading Challenge, the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme or as part of your school or college course.

Library friends

Friends groups are independent groups that support their local library by organising a range of activities and events, carrying out specific work in the library and by acting as library advocates in their communities. Contact your local library for more information.

Time to listen

If you love relaxing and listen to a good story read aloud, you could consider helping or starting Time to Listen sessions for adults to help others to do the same.

If you would like to explore how best to support your local library please contact them.