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Little Buddy sign up for WINTER 2021 BOOK BUDDIES
Thursday, February 18 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Friday, March 5, 2021
Winter 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Little Buddies!
Time: 4:00-5:00 PM
Dates: Thursday February 11, 18, 25, and Thursday March 4. Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings!
What is the Book Buddies program?
Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills by reading to their Big Buddies. Big Buddies will also read to their Little Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with teen big buddies.
We all meet together for the first 10 minutes or so of Book Buddies and play simple group games in Zoom. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in their own Breakout Rooms.
Teen volunteers in Grades 7-12 will be the Big Buddies. Teen volunteers in Grades 7-12. We will try to assign the same big and little buddies week to week.
There are 20 spots for Little Buddies and as we get more Big Buddies to sign up, we will offer spots to those on the Waitlist!
Things Little Buddies need:
-Be available: Thursday 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, and 3/4 between 4:00-5:00 PM.
-We ask an adult be nearby during this program for safety and in case of technical issues.
-Children need a device (computer or laptop, iphone, Android phone, etc.) with Zoom downloaded AND a camera or webcam.
-Make sure you have reading materials for your child. If you need new materials, call (860) 673-9712 ext 211 to get a curbside order or make an appointment to pick out your own books!