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Teens Teen Writing Contest For Grades 7-12. Submit your original poem, short story, or something in our “random” category. Write something new, or polish something written for a school assignment. A winner and two runners-up per category will receive a gift certificate to the store of their choice. For details, contest rules and online entry form, see For more information, email Contest runs January 27 to March 27.

TEEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Reading Buddies: Teen Volunteers For ages 13-18. If you like working with children, enjoy reading, are fluent in English or French, and want to help emerging readers, we need you. We provide training and, upon completion, a reference letter outlining your volunteer hours. Registered. First-time Volunteers: please complete the Teen Volunteer Referral Form, available at, and register for a Reading Buddies Training Session: the training is required for first-time Reading Buddies volunteers. Please bring your completed Teen Volunteer Form to training. Note: Don’t forget to register for your volunteer sessions, too.

Volunteer Training for First-time Volunteers February 11, 10:15-11:30 am Central Branch February 11, 1:00-2:15 pm Bruce Hutchison Branch February 11, 3:30-4:45 pm Nellie McClung Branch

English Big Buddies Saturdays, February 18-April 8, 1:45-3:00 pm OR 3:15-4:30 pm Bruce Hutchison Branch Nellie McClung Branch Saturdays, February 18-April 8, 1:45-3:00 pm Central Branch

French Big Buddies Saturdays, February 18-April 8, 3:15-4:30 pm Central Branch

Register at or call 250-940-4875.


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