The Book Exchange
The Book Exchange and Donation Centre has over a thousand books, hundreds of DVD’s, a large amount of puzzles, and several bins for donations in a specific area. Volunteers greet visitors, fill up the bookshelves from our overflow area, return books as visitors bring books back, and do some light cleanup if necessary. A short induction is provided. You can volunteer once a month, once a fortnight, once a week, it’s completely up to you!!
BOOK EXCHANGE OPENING TIMES
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 14:00 to 16:00 (2pm – 4pm).
Tuesday 10h00 to 12h00
The Community Shop
Opened by Espaco O to bring back to the community, The Community Shop has volunteers currently three days a week helping to run it. All the products in the shop are made by the elderly in the thirteen day centres around Obidos, or by those in the entrepreneur programme at Espaco O. 100% of the money collected goes back to the community. Volunteers greet visitors, answer questions (information provided), and use a digital cash register. A short training session is provided. You can volunteer once a month, once a fortnight, once a week, it’s completely up to you!!
COMMUNITY SHOP OPENING TIMES
Monday to Friday from 14:00 to 16:00 (2pm – 4pm).