Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies (2)

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 » 


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

Session 1  Tuesdays  2:30 pm - 3:10 pm  July 6 - August 17
Session 2  Wednesdays 2:30 pm - 3:10 pm  July 7 - August 18


For more information, email Librarian Chris Miller.