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Reading Buddies

Be a part of something special!

Reading Buddies pairs teen volunteers with younger students for an hour of one-on-one shared reading, once a week. Little Buddies (students in grades 1-3) and Big Buddies (teen mentors in grades 9-12) read together, play reading-based games, and participate in group activities. The purpose of this program is to provide leadership, responsibility, and community service opportunities for high school mentors who help foster a love of reading in elementary school students.  You can participate in Reading Buddies at either the Avon or Eagle Public Libraries. Sessions meet once a week for 8 weeks. Sign up today!

Little Buddy Application (en Español)

Big Buddy Application

2020 Fall Sessions: 
This session will take place over video conferencing via Zoom.

Avon Public Library
Wednesdays, September 23 - November 18
4:00 - 5:00 pm
(970) 949-6797 

  • Training/Orientation for new Big Buddies 
    • Tuesday, September 22 from 4:00 - 5:00pm 


Eagle Public Library
Tuesdays, September 22 - November 17
4:30  - 5:30 pm
(970) 328-8800

Space is limited.  For more information or to sign-up please contact:

Reading Buddies is a partnership between the Eagle Valley Library District and The Literacy Project of Eagle County.

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