Adult volunteers

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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.

Friends of the Library

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The Friends of the Library is an organization dedicated to promoting and providing services and equipment for the BWG Public Library. Fundraising activities focus on our book sales. The funds raised by the Friends are used to purchase equipment and furnishings, provide author visits, concerts, and movies, and to support programming for kids and teens, especially our summer reading programs. Consider making a cash donation to support the Friends of the Library by clicking the icon below.

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

 

Meeting & Event Dates 2018

The Friends meet monthly, on the first Monday of the month (except September), at 7:00 pm in the Board Room.

  • January 8, 2018
  • Friday, February 2 through Sunday, February 4 - Book Sale
  • February 5, 2018
  • March 5, 2018
  • April 9, 2018
  • Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6 - Book Sale
  • May 7, 2018
  • June 4, 2018
  • September 10, 2018
  • Friday, September 28 through Sunday, September 30 - Book Sale
  • October 1, 2018
  • November 5, 2018
  • December 3, 2018

 

Consider joining the Friends and show that the Library is important to you, your family and our community. Downloadable Friends of the Library Membership form for new and returning members to complete and return to the Library.

 

Teen volunteers

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Teen volunteers help make the library a great place to be. Apply now to these awesome opportunities! Forms available in-library.

 

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

TAG helps make the library a great place for teens – helping with displays, planning events, and more! We also have some fun while we work and snacks are always available. TAG meets Thursdays from 4-5 pm. Apply in-library! Limited spaces available: applications available end of August 2018.

 

Teen book reviewers

Love to write? Apply to share your book reviews to the library’s teen web page. Earn 3 hours per accepted review, up to 15 hours per school year! Can be done remotely / from anywhere. More information available in-library. See current teen reviews here!

 

Teen program or event helpers
Have a special skill or talent, or want to help the library put on some fabulous events? Apply to help with specific events or programs, such as monthly crafternoons or game nights. Ask for more details!

 

Please note: places may be limited for these opportunities. If a police vulnerable sector check is required you will be notified. Volunteers under 18 need parent / guardian permission. Application forms will be available at the library when positions are available. Volunteers earn community service hours!

 

Contact Teen Librarian Lisa with any questions: lworobec@bradford.library.on.ca

Volunteer screening

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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.