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Teen Volunteers Needed

Are you between the ages of 12-18 years and are looking for something to do after school? Why not earn service hours while helping your community? The following library programs are in need of volunteers:

READING BUDDIES (Meet other teens & help kids with their reading!)

Tue              4:00-5:00pm           Jan. 26-feb. 21    Ironwood Branch
Thurs          4:00-5:00pm           Jan. 23-Mar. 8    Brighouse Branch
Wed             4:00-5:00pm          Jan. 31-Feb. 21    Steveston Branch

LE CLUB FRANCAIS (Meet other teens & help kids with their reading in French! (Must be fluent in French)

Tue             4:00-5:00pm          Jan. 23-Mar. 6    Brighouse Branch

READ TO A DOG (Help kids with their reading as they read to a service dog!)


Tue              7:00-8:00pm           Jan. 23-Feb. 27    Brighouse Branch
Wed             4:00-5:00pm          Jan. 31-Feb. 21     Steveston Branch

CHESS CLUB (Set-up chess boards, teach children chess & play a game or two!)

Wed            3:30-5:00pm            Jan. 13-Mar. 28    Brighouse Branch

Please email: if you are interested in volunteering for one of the programs.

Youth Week Events at RPL!

Are you looking for free events and activities to celebrate Youth Week? Come to the library! (100-7700 Minoru Gate)

Science & Technology Expo – Wed, May 3; 3:30-5:30pm

Interested in science and technology? This event will have hands-on activities and engaging workshops available from professionals in the field. Come be a part of this amazing science experience! Workshops at 4:00 & 4:45pm. Drop-in anytime! Call 231.6457 for info. Click for details:

Youth Job Fair – Thu, May 4; 3:00-5:00pm

Are you looking for work experience? The library has teamed up with employers in the community who are looking for youth to join their team! Employers to expect are McDonalds, 6Pack Indoor Beach, Telus and more! Bring your resume and come prepared for an informal interview. Avia Employment Services will also be offering hands on sessions to help you get job ready! Drop-in anytime! Call 604.231.6457 for info! Click for details:

Careers in Media Arts @ the Media Lab (Cultural Centre) – Sat, May 6; 12:00-4:00pm

Explore career options in Media Arts through workshops and discussions with professionals working in graphic design, animation and video game production. Register in person or online: Animation #: 2022488, Graphic Design #: 2022588, Video Game Production #: 2022538. Call 604.247.8303 for info.




Teen Volunteers Needed for LE CLUB FRANCAIS!!

Can you speak French fluently or are you in French Immersion? Come and volunteer for Le Club Francais at the Brighouse branch.

Le Club Francais is a 1-on-1 French reading program where you help practice reading with children in French Immersion (Gr. 1-3). Volunteers will help their little buddy practice reading in French for 45 minutes each week. Reading and communication skills at a secondary French level required.

The Winter session runs for 7 weeks on Tuesdays from January 24 to March 7 @ 4-5pm. Volunteers must attend all 7 sessions.
Please email Genevieve if you are interested.