Volunteer With Us
We believe children have a right to read and that it takes a village to raise a reader. Through Little Red Reading House, our Book Bank and our amazing volunteers, we put books in the homes of children furthest from opportunity.
We need your help
Through our programs, Book Bank, community reading places and Little Red Reading House, we are building a vibrant reading community and inspiring a love of reading in the home.
To deliver these mighty programs and help set children up for success in school and in life, we lean on a diverse group of passionate supporters committed to helping more children experience the life-changing magic of reading.
Different ways to volunteer your time
There are so many ways you can help support early literacy and help put the children of Calgary on the path to success.
What else can you do?
Donate children’s books
All book donations are now received at our Book Bank location at Shedpoint, 1212 34 Ave Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9 am – 4 pm. We also accept donations during our monthly Donation Day at Shedpoint.Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donate adult books
We’re currently not accepting adult books, so stay tuned for our annual donation events ahead of Big Book Sale. We prefer both fiction and non-fiction, that are recently published (2018, 2019, 2020), award winners and best sellers. We’re also looking for those books that you loved, got lost in, or from which you learned something fascinating!
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