Book Discussion Groups

OVERVIEW

Foster a love of reading and build community by facilitating a Book Discussion Group for adults, teens or tweens at the Library.

PROGRAM GOALS

Contribute to engaging and inspiring discussions related to books and reading
Promote a love of reading
Build community around books and reading
Provide patrons with a space and forum for book discussion

LENGTH

Fall / Winter / Spring / Summer
90 minute program
Once per month
Dates and times vary depending on location

VOLUNTEER QUALIFICATIONS

Love of reading
Fluent in English
Strong facilitation and listening skills
Ability to create a welcoming environment
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to accommodate a diversity of backgrounds and skill levels

VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES

Complete an orientation and training session
Support program goals
Facilitate book discussion group meetings
Commit to participate in the program for a minimum of one year

TRAINING

A two hour in-person group training

BENEFITS

Gain leadership and facilitation skills
Meet new people
Have fun and contribute to your community

HELP NEEDED

All volunteer positions for this program are currently filled. Please complete an application and we will contact you when a position becomes available.

Apply Now

 

CONTACT

Muneerah Vasanji
Email: muneerah.vasanji@calgarylibrary.ca
Phone: 403.260.2742

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