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Home Library Service - unpacking & shelving volunteer

Home Library Service - unpacking & shelving volunteer
North Yorkshire County Council - Library Service
Description of the role:

The Home Library Service delivers books and audio books to people who find it difficult to visit their local Library in person. We need volunteers to work alongside staff to unpack the returned books and shelve them correctly ready for use next time books are being chosen

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

The role would suit someone who likes books and has a knowledge of different categories of books. Enjoys putting things in order, is punctual and reliable and is willing to learn some basic library processes. This is a much valued service by our customers and they appreciate the efforts made to find the right books for them

Practical information:

This role requires being able to give a regular commitment of approximately 2 to 3 hours on a Thursday and involves some lifting and carrying of books and bags.
The Home Library Service scheme that covers Harrogate is based in Starbeck rather than at the main town library. There no parking on the premises but ample free street parking and a frequent bus service.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Starbeck Home Library Service
68a High St
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 16.11.2021
Organisation Information

During the coronavirus outbreak, some library services will be affected.
Check the website for latest details.
The libraries provide books, media and information for local residents in North Yorkshire.

The Library Service also provide a free delivery service to customers who find it difficult to visit the Library and Information Centre themselves.