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Volunteer in a library

Maintenance affecting online systems, forms and payments

We will be working on systems which will affect online forms and payments between 8am on Saturday 13 February 2016 and midnight on Sunday 14 February 2016. During this period forms may be visible but data may not be submitted and payments may not be processed so use the "online forms" links on this page with caution. The form may open but not take payments or your data may be lost.
Calls to the Library Helpline 845 230 5420 number may also be disrupted. Books can be renewed via the Library App or online at
Everything should be working again by Monday.

For urgent highways problems call 08000 514 514

Why we need volunteers

We are looking for volunteers of all ages to help out in a range of different roles. Some do short-term projects, and some stay for years! You can read more about the different roles and the experiences of some of our volunteers below.

How to apply

No one is excluded from volunteering however there is a legal requirement that for some activities with children and/or vulnerable people volunteers may be screened (DBS check).

We will contact you after we receive your application to arrange an interview. Your personal information will remain confidential.

What can you do?

Download the descriptions of the roles we offer:

The following role relates to Bourton only

Volunteer Role Stow Visitor Information Centre only

What is it like to volunteer in a library?

Read about the experiences of some of our volunteers

Find other ways to volunteer

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