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Apply to be a library volunteer


Due to current restrictions we are not able to accept any new volunteer applications at present.

Our roles

There are lots of different volunteering roles in our local libraries. You could try:

  • Bookends bookshop volunteer – serving customers and managing stock at the bookshop in Eastbourne Library.
  • Code Club volunteer mentor – helping children to learn computer coding in a library setting.
  • Computer buddy – helping people to use computers in the library.
  • Family history volunteer – a great opportunity for a family history expert to share their skills and knowledge with library customers.
  • Home library service volunteer – choosing, packing and delivering library materials to people who are unable to get to a library easily.
  • IT for You trainer – helping customers to learn basic IT skills to improve their access to services and employment.
  • Library customer support volunteer – providing a warm welcome to all customers, guiding them to the correct area of the library, signposting to appropriate services and helping with self-service machines and photocopying when required.
  • Rhymetime and Storytime volunteer – leading Rhymetime and Storytime sessions for babies, toddlers and their parents/carers in the library on a regular basis.