Reading Buddies

Teens help kids practice reading in a safe and fun environment. In-person meetings are offered at the Poirier and the City Centre branches.

Reading Buddies (2)

Poirier Sessions | Nancy Bennett

Tuesdays, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Runs: Jul. 9 - Aug. 20

City Centre Sessions | Rooms 136 & 137

Thursdays, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Runs: Jul. 18 - Aug. 29

Little Buddies

  • Must be in grades 1-4*
  • You will be notified that your child has been accepted or placed on a wait list
  • Parents of Little Buddies must remain in the Library during each session
*During the summer session, we are happy to accept kids who have finished Kindergarten or Grade 4.

Teen Volunteers

  • Must be at least 14 years old and in grades 9-12*
  • Volunteer hours count towards community service hours
  • New volunteers are required to undergo a criminal record check at the Coquitlam RCMP detachment
*During the summer session, we are happy to accept students who have finished Grade 8 or Grade 12.


For more information, email Librarian Chris Miller.