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ReaCH - Read for Community Hours

Read for Community Hours logo.Are you a high school student who loves to read? Earn your volunteer hours and write short reviews on unreleased books!

Drop by the Firehouse Youth Centre (132 Church St., Bowmanville) to grab the latest #ReaCH titles. New reads are available the first Thursday of the month!

To get involved with ReaCH, please contact the Firehouse Youth Centre at

More about ReACH

​ReaCH (Read for Community Hours) is a new program partnership between Firehouse Youth Centre and Clarington Public Library. It allows local teens from the Firehouse Youth Centre to read advanced reader copies of upcoming YA titles and submit reviews of the books for the Library’s social media accounts.

The Library provides the books and will post the reviews on our Facebook page and Twitter feed. Staff at the Firehouse Youth Centre are responsible for signing students up, maintaining the titles in house, signing off on community hours, and collecting the reviews.