Volunteer at the library

Home library service

Royal Voluntary Service volunteers work in partnership with Edinburgh Libraries to provide library services to elderly, housebound or disabled readers

If you have 3 hours a fortnight to give, contact

0131 220 2194 or 07736 924099


between 9am and 2pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

IT volunteers

IT volunteers support the Get Online service helping, mainly elderly, beginners find their computing feet.

You need

  • sound computer knowledge
  • excellent communication skills
  • patience
  • sensitivity
  • a sense of humour.

If you are interested contact


Macmillan cancer information and support volunteers

We are looking for caring individuals who have a few hours a week to volunteer supporting people affected by cancer.

We run drop in services in selected libraries across Edinburgh. 

Full training is given and expenses are payable. To find out more contact 


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