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Bedford Borough are starting to offer volunteer opportunities again.

Multi coloured hands up in the airVolunteers are people who commit time and energy for the benefit of others in the community and for themselves; who do so freely, through personal choice and without financial reward.

Bedford Borough Library service has a policy of encouraging the use of volunteers to complement the role of library staff. Volunteers provide additional help in a variety of ways so that the quality of the service to the customer is enhanced. They can also help us to engage more effectively with our local communities.

Please read through the profiles, complete the Bedford Borough Volunteer Application Form specifying which role you are interested in, and hand the application form in to any Bedford Borough Library for the attention of the Volunteer Co-ordinator or email it to
Profiles will be added to the roles below when we start to recruit for them.

  • Events Helper (Adult Events)
  • Garden Waterer
  • Library Link volunteer
  • Library Shelver
  • Local Studies and Family History
  • Local Studies Stock
  • Rhymetime Volunteer
  • Volunteer Gardener

The application form can be downloaded below:
Bedford Borough Library and Culture Volunteer Application Form

Are you aged 14 to 19 years old? Would you like to make a difference in your local community?
Why not volunteer at your local library?
There are fabulous opportunities in Bedford Borough Libraries.
Discover more and how to apply here or ask at your local library

For other information about other volunteer roles in the Bedfordshire, please contact the Community and Voluntary Service on 01234 354366 or go to

Page last updated: 19th August 2022