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 at any 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

To apply to be a volunteer, fill out this form and email to the Coordinator, as listed below.

Book Buddy Volunteer Application

Children must be 6 to 12 years old. Parent(s)/Guardian(s) must be present during the reading sessions.

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



16 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)

  5. Mahdiyeh Fahimi says:

    Hello and good morning,
    I’d want to enroll my son in this program to help him enhance his French language skills at school.
    You can reach me at 2269759926 as well.
    Thank you very much.

  6. Maryam Mohammadi says:

    Hello I would like to register my son in book buddy program, he is in grade 2 thank you so much.

  7. Ella Ludschuweit says:

    I would like to sign up for the book buddy program. I’m in the tenth grade.

  8. Emmett Cross says:

    Hello I would like to register myself for the book buddy program, I am in 6th grade and am 11 Years old. Thanks.

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