When & Where:
Fridays, July 17 to August 14
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Metrotown Branch, 6100 Willingdon Avenue
Will I be trained as a Reading Buddy?
Training will be provided. Successful applicants are expected to attend training.
Thursday, July 9 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm at Metrotown Branch Boardroom (3rd floor).
Ongoing training will be provided at each session as needed.
How do I apply?
Due to the popularity of the program, only some applicants will be accepted as a Teen Reading Buddy. You must submit an application form and interview successfully before you are officially accepted into the program.
- Application form: Please print out the teen application form [PDF], fill it in and drop it off at your local Burnaby Public Library branch. Applications should be dropped off at any Burnaby Public Library Information Desk. Deadline to submit applications is Friday, June 5, 2015.
- Interview: You will be invited to a short, informal interview at the library on either Thursday, June 25 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm or Friday, June 26 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. This is an opportunity for us to meet you and answer any questions you may have. The interviews will be done in groups.
- Criminal record check: If you interview successfully, you will need to obtain a criminal record check at your local RCMP detachment. More information will be provided at the interview.
- Please be sure to check our complete list of qualifications before applying.
Please call Rachel Yaroshuk, Teen Services Librarian, at 604-297-4809 or email me.