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Buckinghamshire Libraries Mobile Library Service Consultation Decision

Following a public consultation which took place between 1 November 2017 and 31 December 2017, a decision has been made to discontinue Buckinghamshire's Mobile Library Service on Friday 1 June 2018.

Therefore the Mobile Library Service last day of operation will be:

Thursday 31 May 2018

Details of the decision and accompanying documents can be found here

More information and how to access alternative services 

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Home Library Service

Who is this for?

This service is for Buckinghamshire residents, who find it difficult to visit a library due to age, illness or disability. Carers who are unpaid are also eligible. 

How does it work?

The Home Library Service is a free monthly service delivered to your home at a suitable time for you by volunteers.

Volunteers will wear identification badges and provide a helpful and courteous service.

You will be given a card with the name of your volunteer and the name and telephone number of your Home Library Service Coordinator.

Watch a video about the Home Library Service: 

Apply to receive the Home Library Service

If you would like us to arrange for a Home Library Service volunteer to visit you in your home please contact the Home Library Service.


Fill in our Home Library Service client request form


01494 475573 

Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. Please leave an answerphone message out of hours.



Home Library Service Coordinator
Chesham Library
Elgiva Lane

What happens next?

We'll be in touch within 10 days to assess your eligibility and arrange to visit you at home.

If you are eligible we'll find you a volunteer and start the service.

Could you spare some time to help?

We are always looking for volunteers who can give a couple of hours each month, to brighten up a housebound person's life and be part of a very worthwhile service.  

If you are interested in volunteering to deliver the Home Library Service you can find more details and apply online for your desired role below: 

Please note you must be 18 or over to apply to be a Home Library Service volunteer.

Apply to be a Home Library Service volunteer

Apply to be a Home Library Service Computer volunteer

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