Cambridgeshire Libraries welcomes and greatly values volunteer help. We currently have volunteers to help with the following:

  • delivering books to the housebound (Library at Home service)
  • providing story time sessions and supporting other children’s activities, including the summer reading challenges
  • trained as IT tutors (in Learning Centres and Community Access Points)
  • teaching basic internet skills to the over-50s (EngAGE Project)
  • promoting and fundraising for individual libraries (Friends' Groups)
  • staffing Library Access Points, which provide limited library facilities in ten communities
  • participating in planning, decision-making and monitoring of library services on a Community Management Board
  • preparing for Duke of Edinburgh awards
  • indexing and sorting historic documents (in Archives and Local Studies)

If you are interested in supporting  library services by volunteering please complete an expression of interest form and an application form. All volunteer roles require an informal interview and 2 references, and some roles require a DBS check.

Applying to be a volunteer

Volunteering expression of interest form

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Volunteer application form

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Volunteer information sheet

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Volunteer Newsletter

Involved Newsletter February 2017

News from the Volunteer Development Team

Size: 1.11 MB File format: pdf

Involved Newsletter Spring 2016

Libraries and Archives Volunteer Newsletter

Size: 1.09 MB File format: pdf

Involved Newsletter Winter 2015

Libraries and Archives Volunteer Newsletter

Size: 1.28 MB File format: pdf

Involved Newsletter Summer 2015

Libraries and Archives Volunteer Newsletter

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Working in Libraries

All Libraries vacancies are advertised on the County Council job vacancies website, not in individual libraries.

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