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There is more to volunteering than you think.

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

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

There are occasionally opportunities to volunteer at Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre. For a copy of the role description please click here
To express your interest, please email outlining why you want to volunteer and your availability.

Reading Friends

We are looking for volunteers for an exciting new project, Reading Friends, at Crayford and Erith Libraries.
Reading Friends brings people together to read, share stories, meet new friends and have fun.
You don’t have to be an expert in literature to take part – you just need a love of reading and a desire to help people in the community feel more connected.

For a role description please click here, and click here for an application form.

Current vacancies include:


Erith Library

Lego Club - Mondays 4-5pm
Stay and Play - Tuesdays - 1.30-2.30pm
Toddlertime - Wednesdays 10-11.30am
Knitting Club - Fridays 4-5pm
Kids Club - Saturdays 10.15 - 11.45am
Computer Buddies - Various days and times
Read With Me - Tuesdays 4-6pm and Saturdays 10am-midday

Sidcup Library

Toddlertime - Friday mornings
CV Writing - Day/time flexible

Thamesmead Library

Read With Me - Saturdays 10am-midday
Computer Buddies - Various days and times

Welling Library

Stay and Play - Mondays 10-11am
Colouring Club - Mondays 4-5pm
Children's Knitting Club - Mondays 4-5pm
Toddlertime - Thursday mornings
Baby Café - Friday mornings
Computer Buddies - Various days and times


All Libraries

We need people who are interested in helping us set up Coding 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.

Click on the links below if you would like more details on each volunteering role:

Children’s Activity Volunteer
Activity (Adults) Volunteer
Computer buddy volunteer
Coding Club Volunteer
Digilab Volunteer

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.

Home Library Service

Home Library Service

We are seeking volunteers to deliver our Home Library Service. This free service is available for any resident of Bexley who is unable to reach and use their local library.

For a copy of the role description please click here  or please contact the Home Library Service on
020 3045 4565, email, or ask at your local library.

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