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Whilst Cairns Libraries have now re-opened, our service levels have been impacted by the mandatory restrictions in place as Council continues to follow the advice of Federal and State authorities regarding measures aimed at restricting the spread of COVID-19, therefore the following is currently unavailable.

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” ~ Elizabeth Andrew

Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills, be involved in your community and make new friends. Volunteers are an important part of Cairns Libraries’ service to the community.

Our volunteers support Cairns Libraries in a range of ways, including assistance with:

  • author talks
  • library promotion at community events
  • historical walks
  • technology training
  • robotics & coding
  • craft workshops
  • children’s activities such as story times and school holiday programs

The FOCL volunteer program advertises when opportunities for involvement become available. Expressions of interest will be welcomed during these times.

Last updated: 22 May 2020