A Culture Hack is a young person who volunteers in one of Lancashire's Libraries and helps make inspiring activities happen. Culture Hack is open to anyone aged 11-24. Young people can volunteer on a regular basis or for specific period, such as the summer holidays. The amount of hours can be flexible and agreed locally.
Being a Culture Hack is a great opportunity to build skills, gains confidence, meet new people and inspire others. Volunteering can provide valuable experience to go on your CV and can count towards other awards such as the Duke of Edinburgh.
SCART Club and Lancashire Reading Trail – Supporting children's activities as part of Lancashire reading programmes.
Science Club – Choosing experiments, hosting sessions, and researching the science behind the experiments.
Escape Room experience – Creating challenges and puzzles developing problem solving and teamwork.
Film nights –Choosing films, creating library cinema spaces, and sometimes offer film review sessions.
Fun Palaces – Devising and hosting activities such as coding or slime making and supporting families to take part.
Themed Book Displays – Putting together themed book displays for children and young people.
Reading Groups – Hosting reading groups for children or teens encouraging them to talk about books they have read.
Find out more about becoming a Culture Hack by:
Calling in at your local Lancashire library.
Apply for a current opportunity on the Lancashire Volunteer Partnership website:
|Library||11-17 year olds||18-24 year olds|
|Accrington||Accrington culture hack 11-17 years||Accrington culture hack 18-24 years|
|Adlington||Adlington culture hack 11-17 years||Adlington culture hack 18-24 years|
|Barrowford||Barrowford culture hack 11-17 years||Barrowford culture hack 18-24 years|
|Burnley||Burnley culture hack 11-17 years|
|Burnley Campus||Burnley Campus culture hack 11-17 years||Burnley Campus culture hack 18-24 years|
|Chorley||Chorley culture hack 11-17 years|
|Cleveleys||Cleveleys culture hack 11-17 years|
|Clitheroe||Clitheroe culture hack 11-17 years|
|Coal Clough||Coal Clough culture hack 11-17 years||Coal Clough culture hack 18-24 years|
|Colne||Colne culture hack 18-24 years|
|Coppull||Coppull culture hack 11-17 years|
|Earby||Earby culture hack 11-17 years||Earby culture hack 18-24 years|
|Eccleston||Eccleston culture hack 11-17 years||Eccleston culture hack 18-24 years|
|Freckleton||Freckleton culture hack 11-17 years||Freckleton culture hack 18-24 years|
|Garstang||Garstang culture hack 11-17 years|
|Great Harwood||Great Harwood culture hack 11-17 years|
|Haslingden||Haslingden culture hack 11-17 years|
|Kingsfold||Kingsfold culture hack 11-17 years|
|Kirkham||Kirkham culture hack 11-17 years|
|Lancaster||Lancaster culture hack 11-17 years||Lancaster culture hack 18-24 years|
|Longton||Longton culture hack 11-17 years||Longton culture hack 18-24 years|
|Lytham||Lytham culture hack 11-17 years||Lytham culture hack 18-24 years|
|Mellor||Mellor culture hack 18-24 years|
|Ormskirk||Ormskirk culture hack 11-17 years|
|Oswaldtwistle||Oswaldtwistle culture hack 11-17 years||Oswaldtwistle culture hack 18-24 years|
|Parbold||Parbold culture hack 11-17 years||Parbold culture hack 18-24 years|
|Poulton||Poulton culture hack 11-17 years|
|Ribbleton||Ribbleton culture hack 11-17 years|
|Rishton||Rishton culture hack 11-17 years||Rishton culture hack 18-24 years|
|Silverdale||Silverdale culture hack 18-24 years|
|St Annes||St Annes culture hack 11-17 years|
|Tarleton||Tarleton culture hack 11-17 years||Tarleton culture hack 18-24 years|
|Thornton||Thornton culture hack 11-17 years|
|Whitworth||Whitworth culture hack 11-17 years||Whitworth culture hack 18-24 years|