On December 31st, we counted down to the new year with 10 great reasons to volunteer in a WePAC Library in 2014. We’re sure you don’t need any prodding, but here they are, just in case you’re wondering how you can help!

10.

Introduce students to your favorite children's books

9.

See the world through the eyes of young children

8.

Build professional skills in lesson planning and classroom management

7.

Make new book-loving friends

6.

Working with children keeps you young, and staying active keeps you healthy

5.

Show boys that reading is cool

4.

Strengthen the West Philadelphia Community

3.

Inspire students to explore topics interesting to them

2.

Help children improve their reading skills

1.

It's fun!

Happy New Year to you! Do you think we missed any great reasons for volunteers to join us in our service? We’d love to hear your ideas!