Library shelving volunteer


Training in the non-fiction system of Dewey will be given.

Applying to volunteer in a library

Our library staff may contact you shortly to discuss your application and answer any questions you may have. Please contact us for more information about any volunteer role.

Before you start you will need:

  • Details of 2 referees 

Some volunteer roles require a DBS check to ensure the protection of vulnerable residents. We will advise you how this process is carried out if necessary.

Apply to be a Library shelving volunteer


  • To shelve returned items in the appropriate area of the library and in the correct order
  • To help keep the library tidy
  • To assist in the finding of items 
  • To signpost queries from members of the public to the appropriate member of staff

Skills and abilities needed

  • Friendly and welcoming


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