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Book Buddies Fall 2023 Big Buddies: Registration is closed for this event

Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 9, 2023

Registration is closed for this event.


Fall 2023 Book Buddies: sign up for Big Buddies!

Teens in Grades 7-12 can sign up to be a Big Buddy!

Are you a teen who needs volunteer hours? Do you like volunteering with little kids? Book Buddies is for you!

What is Book Buddies?

Big Buddies are teen volunteers in Grades 7-12. You will get paired with your own Little Buddy in Grades K-3.

What do we do? We meet, read together, and we make an art project each week. 

Dates: Time: 4:30-5:30 PM for 4 Thursdays on the following dates:

10/19, 10/26. 11/2, 11/9

*We ask Big Buddies to arrive 15 minutes early to gather books to read with their buddy*


Registration required. When you register you sign up for all four Book Buddies dates!


New Buddies must attend a 45 minute orientation. 

Choose one date to attend:

Thursday, October 5, 4:00-4:45 pm** Slightly earlier time**

Or Thursday, October 12, 4:30-5:15 pm

New Big Buddies or past Virtual Big Buddies: need to take the in person orientation. You will go through a quick training which includes learning the layout out the Children’s floor and where to find the best books for your Little Buddy. 

If you were a Spring ’23 or Spring ’22 or Fall ’22 Big Buddy: you don’t need an orientation. 

Sign up required.


Thursday, November 9, 2023
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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AFPL Children’s Programs
860-673-9712 ext 3
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Children’s Department Main Room
281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001 United States