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Volunteer to help your local library

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We welcome everyone aged 14 – 114 to volunteer

Swindon Libraries are looking for volunteers to get involved in a variety of activities. There is something for everyone, whatever your interest and whatever time you have available.
If you would like to volunteer for Swindon Libraries, you must first attend a Volunteer Recruitment Evening. This is a chance for anyone interested in volunteering with Swindon Libraries to find out more information.

We discuss available roles, what is involved, explain the application process and provide information about training and the benefits of volunteering with the library service.

Summer Reading Challenge

From 14 July to 9 September, we are looking for as many volunteers as possible to help us with the Summer Reading Challenge. 

The Summer Reading Challenge runs annually throughout the school summer holidays. It is produced by The Reading Agency and delivered by libraries. Children can sign up at their local library and then read six library books of their choice collecting incentives along the way. If you are aged 13 and above, we really do need your help!

You can sign up to volunteer using the online form below:

Volunteer Registration Form

Alternatively, you can use the downloadable version below:

Volunteer recruitment evenings

By volunteering you can develop your skills, meet new people and contribute to your local community. We are looking for volunteers to help with Summer Reading Challenge, library support, library IT, english conversation clubs, children’s storytime and activities, library events and lots more. We are looking for volunteers at all 15 libraries in Swindon.

Find your nearest local library where you can volunteer and then view the dates below for the next three volunteer recruitment evenings. Make sure you register so we know you’re coming. There will be tea, cake and coffee plus a chance to meet us and ask any questions relevant to volunteering.

Thursday, 26 July 2018
6.00pm – 7.00pm
Swindon Central Library, Regent Circus

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
6.00pm - 7.00pm
North Swindon Library, Orbital Shopping Centre

Friday, 26 October 2018
6.00pm – 7.00pm
Park Library, Cavendish Square

For all other enquiries, please contact our Volunteer Development Officer, Molly Campbell at or ask for more information at your local library.

Further opportunities

For other volunteering opportunities, please see the web details below: 

Last updated: 28 June 2018. Was this information helpful?

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