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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

Big Buddy Application

Fall Sessions:

Gypsum Public Library
Thursdays, Sept. 7 - Oct. 26
4:30 - 5:30 pm
(970) 524-5080

Eagle Public Library
Thursdays, Sept. 7 - Oct. 26
4:30 - 5:30 pm
(970) 328-8800

Avon Public Library
Wednesday, Sept. 6 - Oct. 25
4:30 - 5:30 pm
(970) 949-6797

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

Nick at the Gypsum Public Library (970) 524-5080
Dale at the Eagle Public Library (970) 328-8800
Rachael at the 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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