View the latest important updates about our programs & operations during COVID-19
The health, safety and well-being of our volunteers, employees and customers is our top priority and we are following the lead of Canadian public health authorities during this challenging time. See below for updates to our programs and initiatives.
Calgary Reads Big Book Sale update
We are reaching out to let you know with the wellbeing of our community in mind, the Big Book Sale has been cancelled.
-We are not able to accept book donations as planned
-All volunteer shifts are cancelled
We are so thankful for your support of Calgary Reads.
Take special care & take comfort in books and reading aloud!
Calgary Reads FOOD BANK Volunteer update
Your commitment to volunteering is sincerely valued and appreciated. We have decided to not be on location at the Food Bank until further notice. Please watch our website and look for emails from us regarding any updates.
We need your help!
Our regular volunteer opportunities are paused but we continue to do essential work. We still need your help distributing books through our Book Bank.
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