How to get involved with your library

Volunteer in a community library

Leintwardine, Peterchurch, and Weobley libraries are libraries run by volunteers on behalf of Herefordshire Libraries. If you are interested in volunteering at any of these sites, please email and your details will be passed on to the relevant group.

Joint Action for Herefordshire Libraries

JAHL (Joint Action for Herefordshire Libraries) is an independent action group. Members are drawn from all the county library friends and users' organisations, and we aim to represent the needs of all library users across the county.

We will work with Herefordshire Council to develop strategies to sustain and improve library facilities and services, and with the public to explore what residents want from their libraries.

To get involved email Mark Ferrero at or phone 01457 540627.

Friends' groups

Our service works with you to develop and improve your library. We do this through consultation on new developments and by working in partnership with library friends and other groups.

If you are interested in setting up a friends group for your local library please email

Friends of The Master's House, Ledbury

The Master’s House is a Grade II* Listed building in the heart of Ledbury. The building reopened in 2015 following a comprehensive restoration funded by Herefordshire Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund, supported by the Friends of The Master’s House, who campaigned for its rescue.

The building is now home to Ledbury Library. It also houses the John Masefield Archive and the Dymock Poets Collection.

The Friends are an active group of volunteers who have been involved with the building since 2007. Since the opening of the building in March 2015, the group continue to support the heritage, cultural and community events and activities held at The Master's House.

For more information, or to get involved, please visit The Master's House page.

Ledbury Library Development Group

Ledbury Library Development Group is a voluntary group which aims to support the library in developing as a hub of community, cultural and educational activities. The group holds a range of events, where possible in partnership with other groups and societies within Ledbury, to raise money to provide additional resources for the library. To find out more email

Friends of Leominster Library

The Friends of Leominster Library promote the work of the Leominster library and encourage greater use of its services. We aim to support the library as the hub of cultural activities. We also provide additional resources for the library.

To find out more, visit the Friends of Leominster Library website.

Ross Library Development Group (RLDG)

Ross Library Development Group (RLDG) is a community group of library supporters who aim to improve facilities in the Ross Library. We know that this beautiful building and the services provided there make the library a vital social, cultural and educational centre for the people of Ross-on-Wye and the surrounding area.

We run events in the library to raise funds for improvements. We are also working behind the scenes to find ways to make the library available to the community for a wider variety of activities both inside and outside current library opening hours. In addition, we campaign vigorously for the continuance of the local service when it is threatened by budget cuts.

To find out more contact Jan Falkiner on 01989 720539 or email Clare West on or visit:

Friends of Leintwardine Community Library (FOLCL)

Leintwardine Library now has an official "Friends" society. Membership fees are very low and money raised will help towards making improvements to your local library and providing new and different services. Members of FOLCL have a chance to have a say on how the society works and how it shapes the library's services in future.

Suggest new stock

If you would like to make stock suggestions for books, audiobooks, eBooks or eAudiobooks that are not on the catalogue please complete our stock suggestion form, or contact our stock services team.