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Reading Buddies

Be a part of something special!

Pairing teen volunteers with younger kids for an hour of one-on-one shared reading, once a week!

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

Little Buddy Application (en Español)

Big Buddy Application

Summer Sessions:

Gypsum Public Library
Thursdays, June 20 - August 8
4:30 - 5:30 pm
(970) 524-5080

Eagle Public Library
Due to the Eagle Renovation and Expansion Project, there will be no Summer Session of reading buddies at the Eagle Public Library. Join us for the Fall Session!
(970) 328-8800

Avon Public Library
Wednesdays, June 19 - August 7
4:30 - 5:30 pm
(970) 949-6797

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

Gypsum Public Library (970) 524-5080
Eagle Public Library (970) 328-8800
Avon Public Library (970) 949-6797

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

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