Help improve the reading skills of a child – Join the Book Buddy Program!
The Windsor Public Library Book Buddy Program is a volunteer-based literacy program designed to assist and encourage children with reading difficulties in order to motivate and provide a positive reading experience.
Program Benefits: one-on-one reading with supportive volunteers; increase in confidence and motivation to read; interesting reading materials and fun activities; opportunity to develop comprehension and imagination; available at any Windsor Public Library branch.
Program Requirements: volunteers must be at least 16-years-of-age; volunteers must have a current police clearance; volunteers meet with their buddies for an hour a week; volunteers must commit to participating for at least 6 months.
Book Buddy Volunteer Application Form.
Children must be between the ages of 6 and 11. The child’s parent / guardian must be present during the session for children under 10 years old.
Book Buddies Child/Parent Information Sheet.
For more information and/or to register, please contact the Buddy Coordinator at
519-255-6770, Ext. 4418 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Office Hours are:
Monday: 4 pm – 5 pm
Tuesday: 4 pm – 6 pm
Wednesday: 4 pm – 5 pm
The Book Buddy Desk is located in the Children’s Learning Centre at Central Library:
850 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, ON N9A 4M9
Windsor Public Library’s Book Buddy Program is supported in part by