Library Events Volunteer

You will help library staff run and promote our events.

What will I be doing?

  • Help to set up equipment before the event and tidy up after
  • Greeting guests at the door
  • Ensure everyone has a seat
  • Put refreshments on the table for the speaker
  • Promote library events
  • Serve refreshments to guests

What skills and qualities do I need?

  • An interest in libraries and the services they offer
  • Organisational skills
  • Good communication
  • Ability to travel to libraries
  • A warm and welcoming manner
  • Reliability and flexibility to work as part of a team

When will I be needed?

  • The amount of time you are required to commit will vary.
  • Events could take place in the evenings, or at weekends.

Where will I be located?

  • Libraries throughout Hertfordshire
  • You can volunteer at your local library only or help at other libraries

What will I gain from the role?

  • Meet new people
  • Work as part of a team
  • An opportunity to contribute to the local community
  • Learn new skills
  • Experience of working at an event
  • Opportunity to meet authors, publishers and other speakers

What support will I be given?

  • Induction in Hertfordshire Libraries
  • Support and guidance in your role
  • Any training that may be required
  • Agreed travel expenses (where appropriate)

How do I find out more?

Apply now or contact us:


Phone: 0300 123 4049