Reading Buddies

This reading program matches high school students with kids in grade 1-4. Teens help their little buddies practice reading in a safe and fun environment.

Sessions run at both Library branches:
  • October-November
  • February-March
  • July-August

Teen Volunteers

  • Must be at least 14 years old and in grades 9-12
  • Summer sessions: we accept applications from teens who have completed grade 8
  • Volunteer hours count towards community service hours
  • New volunteers are required to undergo a criminal record check at the Coquitlam RCMP detachment

Teen Application Form »

Little Buddies

  • Must be in grades 1-4
  • Summer sessions: we accept applications from kids who have completed kindergarten
  • 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

Kids Application Form »

Next Sessions

We're meeting on Zoom. Each participant will need a computer with speakers (or headphones), a microphone and a web cam.

  • Session 1: Tuesdays, October 13 - November 17
  • Session 2: Wednesdays, October 14 - November 18

Registration deadline: Sunday, September 27.


For more information, email Librarian Chris Miller.