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Teen All-nighter

Take part in an all-nighter at the Gypsum Library to celebrate Summer Reading! The library is hosting an all night event for high school teens. This includes those teens entering 9th grade as well as those who just graduated. There will be board games, food, tag, arts and crafts, as well as movies and video games!

 When is it? Friday July 29th at 8:00 PM to Saturday July 9th at 7:00 AM

 What do I need to attend? Comfortable clothes and pajamas, blankets.

Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L Swanson- review by K.C. age 12

Summary- This is a book about a true story. The main characters are Booth, Lincoln, and Powel along with the calvary. Booth killed Lincoln with a single bullet. While he did that his crew worked on killing other important members of the government. The mostly all escaped and weren't punished yet. They all ended up being hung or imprisoned and Booth was killed.

Avon Teen Summer Book Club


Calling all teens who like to read and discuss great books! 
We'll be reading a top book from 2021, "Skin of the Sea." This novel is a young adult fantasy by Nigerian Welsh writer Natasha Bowen. Bowen's debut novel follows Simi, a mami wata (otherwise known as a mermaid) who travels across sea and land in search of the Supreme Creator after breaking a law that threatens the existence of all mami wata.
To sign up:

Avon Reading Buddies


The Reading Buddies program pairs teen volunteers with K-4th graders for an hour of one-on-one shared reading, once a week for 6 weeks. 
Call (970) 949-5026 or (970) 949-6797 for more information.

Training/Orientation for New Big Buddies:
Monday, June 6th from 4:00-5:00 PM