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Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies will be held at the Bruce Hutchison, Nellie McClung, and Central (a second session will be in French at Central) branches for 8 weeks on Saturdays, February 18 – April 8, from either 1:45–3:00 or 3:15–4:30.

Training sessions will be held on Saturday, February 11 at the following locations and times:

Central: 10:15-11:30 am
Bruce Hutchison: 1:00-2:15 pm
Nellie McClung: 3:30-4:45 pm

About Reading Buddies

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. Children are eligible to register for two program sessions each summer.

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. Register online or call 940-GVPL (4875) for more information.