Book Buddy

Let’s help our children become better readers! 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 to become great readers by motivating and providing a positive reading experience.


Program Benefits for Children:

■ one-on-one reading with supportive volunteer
■ increase confidence and motivation to read
■ variety of reading materials and fun activivities
■ opportunity to develop literacy skills (ex. reading comprehension, vocabulary, narration, etc.)
■ available online/virtually OR at a Windsor Public Library branch

Application Process for Volunteers:

1. Volunteer Application
2. Volunteer Interview
3. Volunteer Training
4. Successful References Completed
5. Police Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) Submitted to the WPL
6. Buddy Match Contact and Acceptance

Book Buddy – Volunteer Application Form.

Children must be 6 to 12 years old. Parent(s)/Guardian(s) must be present during the reading sessions.
Book Buddy – Child and Parent Application form.

For more information, please contact the Book Buddy Coordinator at or 519-255-6770, Ext. 4418.



8 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. Hello, I would like to register my daughter in the Friends of Books program at the age of 6 years. thank you very much

  3. Julie Calderon says:

    I want to put my son on the book buddy wait list for English or French

  4. Alice says:

    I am in grade 9, can I volunteer to be a book buddy? (In High school)

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