Book Buddy

Help improve the reading skills of a child – Join the Book Buddy Program!

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

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

Raise a Reader




3 Responses to "Book Buddy"

  1. Thurya mako says:

    Hi I would register my daughter for the book buddy program she is in Great one 6 years old thank you so much .

  2. Achol says:

    Hello I would register my child for the book buddy program.
    Thank you

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