There are lots of ways you can get involved and support your local community through Blackfen Community Library. Please take a look at the options below, if you have a different skill, experience or idea to offer we’d love to hear from you. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer at Blackfen Community Library
The work of Blackfen Community Library is made possible by a team of great volunteers who work alongside the paid staff to deliver services for our local community. There are lots of opportunities for volunteering at the library including supporting staff with the library services and administration, organising book stock, being an IT buddy, helping with the regular groups/activities, helping in Rooted Coffee House and lots more!
If you’re interested in joining the team, we’d love to hear from you. Please click on the positions below to find out more and complete the application form. If you feel you have something to offer that doesn’t fit one of these roles then just chat to our Volunteer Manager – we are always looking for ways to expand what we do for the community.
Volunteering Positions Available
For details of the roles available click on these links, then fill in the application form. If you have something to offer that is not on this list then do get in touch and tell us your idea!
Become a Friend of Blackfen Community Library
Help us keep improving Blackfen Community Library and Rooted Coffee House. We want to provide more for our visitors and local community but our current funding is limited. You can help. £25, a year, can help us continue to provide a great community hub, regular groups and events.
In return you will get:
- Free reusable Rooted Coffee House cup
- 10 free printouts or photocopies
- 1 free book from our sale rail
- 10% off all ticketed events
- 10% off venue hire
- Free Book Bag
Sign up here
£25 per year
Donating Books or Jigsaws
We welcome all donations of new and good condition books or jigsaws. We will either add them to our stock or sell them on to help us raise funds for the Library. Please drop donations to the front desk during our opening hours. Thank you!
Co-op Local Community Fund
Did you know that you can support us at Blackfen Community Library every time you shop at the Co-op in Blackfen? Every time a Co-op member buys Co-op branded products and services 1% of what they spend goes to support local causes through our Local Community Fund. Last year, £17m went to more than 4,000 local causes. Find out about Co-op membership in-store or online at www.coop.co.uk/membership and don’t forget to select Blackfen Community Library as your cause.
Bexley Community Lottery is an exciting weekly lottery that raises money for good causes in Bexley – like us! You can support us and be in with a 1 in 50 chance to win a prize each week, with a top prize of £25,000! Find out more at www.bexleycommunitylottery.co.uk/
Donate to Blackfen Community Library every time you shop with Amazon. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. But Amazon donates 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to the charitable organisation of your choice. Start supporting us today by signing up at www.smile.amazon.co.uk. You will find us under our registered charity name; New Generation Community Trust.
PayPal Giving Fund
Support us through the PayPal Giving Fund 100% of donations made here go to us – no deductions, no fees. Find out more: www.paypal.com/uk/fundraiser/hub
Via Bank Transfer
You can also support Blackfen Community Library with a Bank Transfer:
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