Volunteering BannerFriends of the Library

The Friends of the Library is an organization dedicated to promoting and providing services and equipment for the BWG Public Library. Fundraising activities include the semi-annual book sale. The funds raised by the Friends are used to provide author visits, concerts and movies, and to support programming for kids and teens.

Reading Buddies

The Reading Buddies program pairs children with trained teens and adult volunteers. It focuses on the enjoyment of reading and works to improve literacy for reluctant or struggling readers. For more information click here.

Teen Volunteers

Teens may apply to volunteer with the Reading Buddies program (see above), as well as our Teen Advisory Group (TAG), writing book reviews, and with special programs and events. For more information click here.

Adult Volunteers

Library programs and services are enhanced through the dedication and assistance of volunteers. We regret that we have a limited number of volunteer opportunities for adults. When a volunteer opportunity arises, the library will advertise the position and accept applications. The library does not keep applications on file.

Volunteer Screening

All volunteer applicants are screened to ensure an appropriate match is made between the volunteer and the position. The screening process includes completion of a volunteer application form, a formal interview, orientation and training. Police Records Checks may also be required depending on the volunteer placement.

For more information, please contact us at 905-775-3328 or by email using our Contact Form.