A summer-long program for teens 12 to 18. Every time you read a book, magazine, or graphic novel - or complete a task like attending a library program or using your library card, you've earned a chance to win great prizes! RFTW contest details are revealed in June. Runs every year in July and August.
Earn valuable community service hours, get involved in library projects and programs, meet new people, and contribute your ideas on behalf of the youth of Burlington.
To apply for the Teen Advisory Board or Teen Tech Advisory Board, please fill out a volunteer application form and drop it into your local library branch. The library accepts volunteer applications year-round. BPL volunteer info
TAB / Teen Advisory Board
TAB is a school-year program that runs from October to June. Members are teens 13 to 18, who are interested in steering library decision making, and assisting with library programs. For your work, you will receive community service hours to fulfil volunteer requirements for confirmation or Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma.
TAB meets the first Thursday of every month from October to May, 7 to 8pm at Central Library. Members also volunteer at library programs during this time period.
TTAB / Teen Tech Advisory Board
Share your interests and ideas for creating future technology programs. Assist with technology events throughout the year, Earn community service hours as a volunteer while making technology more accessible in our community.
TTT meets monthly at Alton. Want to know more? Please contact Shelley Archibald, Community Librarian - Technology
TWIG / Tween Interest Group
TWIG is a school-year program that runs from September to May. Members are tweens who want to start volunteering in their community. Participants must be between the ages of 10 and 13, and able to attend monthly meetings running the last Tuesday of every month from 7 to 8pm at Brant Hills Branch.
Team members earn volunteer hours for discussing their interests, sharing ideas for future library programs, and helping to plan a program of interest to the group.
To apply, download and fill out the TWIG application form and then take it to your local library branch.