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Summer Reading Challenge volunteer with children There is more to volunteering than you think.

Bexley Library Service has a number of roles for volunteers in libraries.

Current vacancies include:

Crayford Library

Toddlertime (followed by Stay and Play) - Thursdays 10am - 12pm 

Lego Club  - Thursdays 4pm - 5pm and Saturdays 3pm - 4pm

Erith Library

Stay and Play - Mondays 10am - 11am
Toddlertime - Wednesdays 10:45am - 11:30am
Teenage Reading Group - 3rd Wednesday of each month - 4pm - 5pm
Colouring Club - Thursdays 4pm - 5pm
Games Club - Saturdays 10:30am - 11:30am
Computer Buddy - Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays (different times available)


Sidcup Library

Home Library Service volunteers needed

Thamesmead Library

No current vacancies

Welling Library

Stay and Play - Mondays 10am - 12pm
Toddlertime - Thursdays 10am - 12pm
Baby Cafe - Fridays 10am - 11:30am
Computer Buddy - Monday - Saturday (different times available)

Central Library, Bexleyheath

Toddlertime - Fridays 9:45am - 10:30am


All Libraries

We need people who are interested in helping us set up Code Clubs, Discovery Clubs and Digital Maker’s Clubs for children and young people. Days and times to suit this Digilab Volunteer role.


If you can spare an hour a week or a few hours a fortnight, then please get involved.

To find out more information please download and fill in our Volunteer Application Form and email it to,  or hand it in to any Bexley Library or post it to Volunteers, Bexley Library Service, Maidstone Road, Sidcup, Kent DA14 5HS.

Code Club Volunteers Wanted

Code Club Logo We are looking for volunteers with an hour a week to spare for 12 weeks to help inspire the next generation of coders in Bexley’s Libraries.

You don’t need to be a coding genius, just willing to learn some basic Scratch, Python or HTML along with the children.

Code Club UK is a nationwide network of volunteers and educators who run free coding clubs for young people aged 9-13. They provide all the project resources you need and will guide you through registering, learning how to run a club and getting a background check. Once you are ready you can use their website to connect to the host library where you would like to run a club.

Visit if you would like to know more or to take the first steps towards running a club with us.


Home Library Service - bringing the library to you

This free service is available for any resident of Bexley who is unable to reach and use their local library

For more information please contact the Home Library Service:
020 3045 4565

or ask at your local library.

New customers are always welcome. We are also seeking new volunteers to deliver this service.

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