Becoming a community library volunteer

Information about volunteering for a community library volunteer role with Oxfordshire libraries.

About the role

Community library volunteers support the day-to-day operation of the library. The role includes:

  • keeping the library stock tidy and attractively displayed
  • helping customers to find and choose books
  • helping customers to use self-service and the public computers

Recruitment and working

Community Library Volunteers are recruited and timetabled by library Friends Groups. We are very grateful for your support and will put you in touch with the local Friends Group.

Responsibilities and training

Please see our Library Volunteer Charter (pdf format, 155KB), which sets out what you can expect and what your responsibilities are as a library volunteer. Training and support will be provided.

How to apply

We appreciate the support volunteers provide. If you are interested in applying, please fill in the online application form.

Select the library you would like to apply to:

Under 16s

Under 16s are required to provide evidence of parental consent (pdf format 23 KB) to their volunteering.