Library volunteering news

Summer Reading Challenge 2022 - Gadgeteers!

22 April 2022: Do you have some spare time this summer? Would you like to help your local community? Why not volunteer to help with the Summer Reading Challenge at your local library!

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Summer Reading Challenge 2021

14 April 2021: Would you like to help your community? Do you have some spare time this summer? Why not volunteer to help with the Summer Reading Challenge at your local library!

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Reading Friends launched in North Somerset

26 March 2021: North Somerset Libraries have joined Reading Friends, a befriending programme that connects people using reading and shared interests. 

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Click and collect library service

18 January 2021: North Somerset Libraries are again offering a free click and collect service while we are unable to allow the public into our buildings.

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Christmas message

21 December 2020: As we look ahead to 2021, the team at North Somerset Libraries want to thank our volunteers for their support throughout the pandemic.

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Home library service

18 August 2020: North Somerset Libraries are happy to announce that the Home Library Service is now back up and running following Covid restrictions. 

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Summer Reading Challenge 2020

7 July 2020: Children in North Somerset are being encouraged to join the Silly Squad for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.

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Hi VIS Fortnight

10 June 2020: This event has been known as ‘Make a Noise in Libraries’ but has been changed to provide a clearer and more obvious link to the people that the initiative is trying to reach. 

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Volunteers' Week 2020

1 June 2020: Library volunteers are such a vital part of our teams and we want to thank you for everything that you do, and for the support you continue to give week in and week out. 

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Taking care of your mental health

27 May 2020: Last week, 18-24 May, was Mental Health Awareness Week, but taking care of your mental health is vital at all times.  

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Learn My Way

3 April 2020: Learn My Way is a website of free online courses for beginners, helping individuals develop digital skills to make the most of the online world. 

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North Somerset Together

1 April 2020: If you, or someone you know, is looking for support during the coronavirus outbreak it can now be reported to North Somerset through North Somerset Together.

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Closure of libraries in North Somerset

24 March 2020: All North Somerset libraries, including the mobile library, will be closed from the end of Thursday 19 March until further notice. 

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Your Neighbourhood consultation

3 March 2020: Recently launched, the Your Neighbourhood consultation and engagement. It brings together a group of consultations about services which you may use regularly.

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World Book Day 2020

3 March 2020: World Book Day is a nationwide campaign to help change children’s lives, through literacy. The aim is to make story-sharing a habit of a lifetime, creating readers for life.

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