Volunteer at a Croydon library

How to volunteer at one of Croydon libraries.

Sign up to become a volunteer at one of the Croydon Libraries, there's a wide range of roles for you to choose from.

Do you want to make a difference in your local community? Meet new people? Boost your confidence?

Volunteer for Croydon libraries and you can be part of this! Volunteering with us offers you a chance to meet new people, develop new skills and have fun - all whilst supporting great changes to your local area.

We have many amazing opportunities available for volunteers who can support our staff and add value to the service we already provide for our customers.

We also currently have a new exciting opportunity that will allow you to lead on a shared reading group as part of The Reading Retreat. 

Get involved

If volunteering with us is something you would like to get involved in, take a look at our wide variety of volunteering roles.

The roles include:

Apply now

Once registered and recruited as a Croydon library volunteer you will be able to access your own volunteer page, sign up to regular volunteer shifts and keep track of your volunteering hours while gaining rewards!

Reward scheme

In recognition of how much we appreciate our volunteers Croydon libraries support a reward scheme which entitles you to fantastic discounts in local shops and various gift vouchers. Any volunteer that commits 100 hours or more can apply for a Value You card at www.valueyou.org.

For any volunteer that completes 20 hours of volunteering or more we can provide a character reference to assist you in applying for future roles. Travel expenses can also be reimbursed up to the value of a one day travel card for each session volunteered.


We have opportunities in libraries all across Croydon. Find your nearest library and start your volunteering journey!