Things were different back then. It seems odd to use the phrase “back then” when it has only been a matter of months since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, but it feels like forever. As we all know, the virus has brought on significant changes to our lives. And volunteering is no different. Many causes have had to put their work on hold, and this made it difficult to volunteer. Some programs, however, have been able to adapt and have carried on through these troubled times. The Adult Literacy Program, run by the Red Deer Public Library, is one such case.