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Friends of the Library
The Friends of the East Gwillimbury Library is an independent, benevolent, not-for-profit, membership-based organization that operates under the direction of an elected Board.  For information or to volunteer, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 
Giant Used Book Sale

Student volunteers are sought to help with set up and tear down of the annual Giant Used Book Sale, next held in October 13 & 14, 2017 at the Holland Landing Branch. Help will be needed on the Thursday before from 4-8 pm, Friday from 10 am-2 pm, and on the Saturday afternoon, 4-8 pm. Note: lifting is involved. Call 905-836-6492 and leave a phone number where you may be reached for scheduling.

Reading Buddies
Starting in October 2017, the library will offer Reading Buddies, a literacy-based program for children in grades 1- 4 who are having reading difficulties.  Sessions run for 10 weeks, once a week for one hour. These are one-on-one sessions with a volunteer mentor, matched as a “buddy” available to meet with the child and parent at a mutually agreed time at the library, either after school, in the evening, or on the weekend. Volunteers may be teens or adults interested in fostering reading enjoyment in a supportive, fun environment. Contact Sharon at 905-473-2472 ext 134 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Volunteer Application.

Summer Reading Club Volunteer
Assist the Library this summer by volunteering for the Summer Reading Club.  Listen to children report on their books and hand out prizes. Volunteer hours available in July and August during evenings and weekends. Training will be provided. For more information or to volunteer, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Teen Advisory Board
Need community service hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board.  For details, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Santa Claus Parade
Join the Library at the East Gwillimbury Santa Claus Parade!  Assist with float set up and take down or join our parade march. Parade starts at 2 pm in on a Sunday in November, date TBA. In late September/early October, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 905-836-6492  Ex 105 to volunteer. 

Making Connections, Making Memories

In partnership with the Making Connections Storytelling York Region Project, CHATS, the York Region District School Board, and community volunteers, (youth and active seniors), EGPL will present inter-generational programs for senior groups and school classes designed to stimulate the 5 senses through memory sharing and oral storytelling. Volunteers will create the program together using guidelines and materials provided. There may also be a media component as we will be  recording the events. If you are interested in volunteering, as a youth over 14 years or as an active senior, please contact Sharon at 905-473-2472, or sThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or leave your contact information at the library. 

 

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