London Borough of Barnet

Library volunteers

Your library needs you: become a library volunteer

  • are you enthusiastic, energetic and passionate about your local library?
  • would you like to gain new skills, meet new people and contribute to your local community?
  • are you interested in volunteering to help with a range of activities and services in Barnet libraries?
  • are you aged 18 years old or over? Information about volunteering for 14-17 year olds

Current opportunities:

  • Chess club helper wanted for Hendon library
  • Conversation Cafe Helper to support library staff to set up and run sessions to help people improve their English at Burnt Oak library
  • Young peoples event assistant to help out at the Game On computer gaming sessions at Childs Hill library
  • IT buddies to support IT learners in libraries and give basic computer help at drop-in sessions.  This role is available at Golders Green and South Friern libraries
  • Volunteer early years assistants supporting library staff by setting up the room, signing people in, handing out musical instruments and promoting the library service. This role is available at Burnt Oak and Grahame Park libraries
  • Make friends with a book - The Reader Organisation is looking for individuals to lead shared read aloud reading groups at Grahame Park Library and at other community and care settings. We are also looking for one to one readers. Full training and support given.   Please contact paulhiggins@thereader.org.uk for more details
  • Book Care Assistant - to shelve stock and carry out basic repairs. This role is available at School Libraries Resources Service

Apply now by completing our Library Volunteer Application Form.

To find out more our volunteering opportunities please see the Downloads box on this page or email us at lendahand@barnet.gov.uk.

Barnet libraries volunteer project

How to find out more about volunteering with Barnet libraries

Address:
North London Business Park (NLBP), Oakleigh Road South, London N11 1NP

Tel: 020 8359 7775

Volunteer Centre Barnet

Address:
7th floor, Barnet House, 1255 High Road, Whetstone, London, N20 0EJ

Tel: 020 8364 8400