Does your child need a little help with reading? For children currently in (or who have completed) Grades 1 to 4, Reading Buddies provides reading and writing practice, literacy-based activities, and fun with volunteer teen Big Buddies. To register your child for Reading Buddies, visit our Kids' Program Calendar
Are you a teen looking for volunteer hours? Do you like working with children and enjoy reading? Reading Buddies provides an opportunity to volunteer and be a mentor. To find out more visit our Teen Volunteers page for information and other opportunities!
Reading Buddies runs three times annually in a number of GVPL locations. The fall and spring Reading Buddies sessions run once weekly for eight weeks and the summer sessions run each day for five consecutive days.
Spring Reading Buddies sessions will begin on Saturdays starting Febraury 22 until April 12, from 2:00 - 3:00 pm and/or 3:30 - 4:30 pm at the following locations:
Esquimalt Branch *French Reading Buddies will be offered from 3:30 - 4:30 at this location only.
Saanich Centennial Branch
Register online or call your local branch for more information. Registration begins January 2.