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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


2021 Winter Sessions: 
This session will take place over video conferencing via Zoom.


Avon Public Library
Wednesdays, February 24 - April 14
4:00 - 5:00 pm
(970) 949-6797
sloantheliteracyproject@evld.org 


Eagle Public Library
Tuesdays, February 23 - April 13
4:30  - 5:30 pm
(970) 328-8800
dgreen@evld.org

Gypsum Public Library
Wednesdays, February 24 - April 14
4:00  - 5:00 pm
(970) 528-5080
nick@evld.org

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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