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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 and Eagle Public Libraries. Sessions meet once a week for 8 weeks. Sign up today!

Little Buddy Application (en Español)

Big Buddy Application

Fall Sessions:

Eagle Public Library
Due to the Eagle Renovation and Expansion Project, the fall session will be slightly shorter than usual. After September 9, please drop off applications at the pop-up library or in the book drop. Please check-in with us for the dates!
(970) 328-8800

Avon Public Library
Wednesdays, September 25 - November 20
4:30 - 5:30 pm
(970) 949-6797

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

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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