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 – 9 pm
Wednesday: 4 pm – 9 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 1 pm

The Book Buddy Desk is located in the Literacy Programming Office on the second floor of the Central Library at 185 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, ON N9A 5S8

Windsor Public Library’s Book Buddy Program is supported in part by

Raise a Reader




6 Responses to "Book Buddy"

  1. Julie Calderon says:

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

  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. 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 .

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