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Volunteer Library Gardens

Manningham Library

Beginners welcome, as are those with fantastic experience

To work under the supervision of Library staff

To help maintain the grounds and gardens of Manningham Library by tidying, weeding, pruning and planting in specific areas. Woodworking skills would be great but not essential.

To receive work support as necessary

To carry out these tasks according to agreed health and safety guidelines and Bradford Council Behaviours and volunteer code of conduct

We can offer you the opportunity to:Meet new people and have fun

Learn new skills and to build on experience and skills you already have

Gain pride in making a valuable contribution to your local community

Help support the library service in Bradford

Improve your personal wellbeing

How to apply: Covid safe interviews will take place at Manningham Library on Friday 16 July.

 A Volunteer Code and Policy can be obtained by emailing the below.

Apply now with your registration form and send to or call Sonja on 01274 436027

Apply now

May Half-term with Bradford District Museums & Galleries

Looking for something to do  over half term? 
Have a look at our families events – follow the links for more information

28th May Dreams and Songs to sing
Cartwright Hall
Meet author Richard O’Neill for traditional stories and handicrafts

29th May –
Put yourself in the picture
Bradford Industrial Museum
Visit our “Bairds TV” display, help to make an old fashioned TV and become a news presenter or star in an advert!

30th MayLocal Myths and Legends
Bolling Hall
Listen to traditional stories and design a mythical creature.
Details here

1st June Within Nature
Cliffe Castle
Meet the artists & take part in associated family activities.