Reading Buddies at McGill

Reading Buddies is a program where teens and children are paired up for one-on-one reading in a safe, fun and friendly environment. The goals of this program are to provide children with extra reading practice and to provide teens with leadership skills and an opportunity to engage with community.

The McGill branch will be hosting Reading Buddies Tuesdays, February 7 – March 7, 2017 from 4 – 5:30pm. Teens are expected to attend all five session.

Interested teens should submit their applications by Tuesday, January 17, 2017 to any Burnaby Public Library information desk. Application forms are available to print here. Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview at the McGill branch. Interviews will take place Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 4 – 6pm and Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 4 – 6pm.

Successful applicants are expected to attend a mandatory training Tuesday, January 31 from 4 - 6pm at the McGill branch.

Teens grades 9 – 12 are welcome to apply. For more information on Reading Buddies please visit the Reading Buddies webpage.