7/23 Summer Book Buddies Little Buddy

The Avon Library will be running 3 Book Buddies meetings this summer:

Thursday July 9th, 16th, and 23rd.

Sign up separately for each week. You can sign up for 1, 2, or all 3!

Choose your reading time: 

4-4:30 PM OR 4:30-5 PM

Great! Who can sign up?

*UPDATE: now for kids entering Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, and 4.

Do you have siblings? Great! Each one can be signed up for their own time slots, 4-4:30 and 4:30-5 PM.

How will this program be held?

This program will be held in a Zoom meeting. An adult should be nearby during the child’s reading session.

Children need a device (computer or laptop, iphone, Android phone, etc.) with Zoom downloaded and a camera or webcam.  **Chromebooks from Avon Schools do not allow Zoom to be used on their device.**

 

Who are the Big Buddies?

Big Buddies will be teen volunteers entering Grades 7-12.

We’re out of books!

If you need books, place a Curbside Pickup order! Either places holds on the items you want from your home computer OR call (860) 673 9712, ext 240 to ask the Children’s Department staff to pull items to put on hold for you to then pickup from our Curbside service.

 

Click here to sign up for 7/9 Book Buddies 

and 

Click here to sign up for 7/16 Book Buddies. 

7/16 Summer Book Buddies Little Buddy

The Avon Library will be running 3 Book Buddies meetings this summer:

Thursday July 9th, 16th, and 23rd.

Sign up separately for each week. You can sign up for 1, 2, or all 3!

Choose your reading time: 

4-4:30 PM OR 4:30-5 PM

Great! Who can sign up?

*UPDATE: now for kids  entering Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, and 4.

Do you have siblings? Great! Each one can be signed up for their own time slots, 4-4:30 and 4:30-5 PM.

How will this program be held?

This program will be held in a Zoom meeting. An adult should be nearby during the child’s reading session.

Children need a device (computer or laptop, iphone, Android phone, etc.) with Zoom downloaded and a camera or webcam.  **Chromebooks from Avon Schools do not allow Zoom to be used on their device.**

 

Who are the Big Buddies?

Big Buddies will be teen volunteers entering Grades 7-12.

We’re out of books!

If you need books, place a Curbside Pickup order! Either places holds on the items you want from your home computer OR call (860) 673 9712, ext 240 to ask the Children’s Department staff to pull items to put on hold for you to then pickup from our Curbside service.

 

Click here to sign up for 7/9 Book Buddies 

AND 

Click here to sign up for 7/23 Book Buddies. 

7/9 Summer Book Buddies Little Buddy

What is Book Buddies? Elementary kids, ie Little Buddies, practicing their reading skills on teen volunteers, ie Big Buddies.

Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with cool big teen buddies.

Teens will have books to read; children can bring their own books to read.

 

The Avon Library will be running 3 Book Buddies meetings this summer:

Thursday July 9th, 16th, and 23rd.

Sign up separately for each week. You can sign up for 1, 2, or all 3!

Choose your reading time: 

4-4:30 PM OR 4:30-5 PM

Great! Who can sign up?

*UPDATE: now for kids entering Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, and 4.

Do you have siblings? Great! Each one can be signed up for their own time slots, 4-4:30 and 4:30-5 PM.

How will this program be held?

This program will be held in a Zoom meeting. An adult should be nearby during the child’s reading session.

Children need a device (computer or laptop, iphone, Android phone, etc.) with Zoom downloaded and a camera or webcam.  **Chromebooks from Avon Schools do not allow Zoom to be used on their device.**

 

Who are the Big Buddies?

Big Buddies will be teen volunteers entering Grades 7-12.

We’re out of books!

If you need books, place a Curbside Pickup order! Either places holds on the items you want from your home computer OR call (860) 673 9712, ext 240 to ask the Children’s Department staff to pull items to put on hold for you to then pickup from our Curbside service.

Click here to sign up for 7/16 Book Buddies 

and

Click here to sign up for 7/23 Book Buddies

New Big Buddy Orientation

Teens looking for volunteer opportunities: join Big Buddies, for teens in Grades 7-12! read to their Little Buddy, a child in Grade K-3.

Book Buddies will meet over all 4 Thursdays in March 2020: 3/5,   3/12,   3/19,   3/26.  Please check your schedule and make sure you’re available all 4 dates!

On the day of the program, Big Buddies will volunteer from 4:15-5:45 PM.

What do I do to become a Big Buddy?:

NEW BIG BUDDIES need to sign up for a quick mandatory 30 minute orientation. New Big Buddies only need to attend 1 orientation.

Orientation date: Today,  Monday March 2nd. 

New Big Buddy Orientation

Teens looking for volunteer opportunities: join Big Buddies, for teens in Grades 7-12! read to their Little Buddy, a child in Grade K-3.

Book Buddies will meet over all 4 Thursdays in March 2020: 3/5,   3/12,   3/19,   3/26.  Please check your schedule and make sure you’re available all 4 dates!

On the day of the program, Big Buddies will volunteer from 4:15-5:45 PM.

What do I do to become a Big Buddy?:

NEW BIG BUDDIES need to sign up for a quick mandatory 30 minute orientation. New Big Buddies only need to attend 1 orientation.

Orientation date: Today,  Thursday February 27th, 5-5:30 PM.

If you can’t make today’s orientation, there is 1 upcoming orientation to choose from: Monday March 2nd, 5-5:30 PM.

New Big Buddy Orientation

Teens looking for volunteer opportunities: join Big Buddies, for teens in Grades 7-12! read to their Little Buddy, a child in Grade K-3.

Book Buddies will meet over all 4 Thursdays in March 2020: 3/5,   3/12,   3/19,   3/26.  Please check your schedule and make sure you’re available all 4 dates!

On the day of the program, Big Buddies will volunteer from 4:15-5:45 PM.

What do I do to become a Big Buddy?:

NEW BIG BUDDIES need to sign up for a quick mandatory 30 minute orientation. New Big Buddies only need to attend 1 orientation.

Orientation date: Today,  Monday February 24th, 5-5:30 PM.

If you can’t make today’s orientation, there are 2 more upcoming dates to choose from: Thursday February 27th, 5-5:30 PM or Monday March 2nd, 5-5:30 PM.

New Big Buddy Orientation

TEENS: WANT TO VOLUNTEER? WANT TO READ TO CHILDREN?

Join Book Buddies

Teen Big Buddies, teens in Grades 7-12, read to their Little Buddy, a child in Grade K-3.

Book Buddies will meet over 3 Thursdays in November and 1 Thursday in December 2019.

Dates:

11/7, 11/14, 11/21, and 12/5 (no meeting on 11/28, Thanksgiving).

On the day of the program, Big Buddies will volunteer from 4:15-5:45 PM.

Please check your schedule and make sure you’re available all 4 dates!

 

What do I do to become a Big Buddy?:

NEW BIG BUDDIES need to sign up for a quick mandatory 30 minute orientation. New Big Buddies only need to attend 1 orientation.

Orientation date: Today,  Monday November 4th, 5-5:30 PM.

This is the last day to get your orientation!

New Big Buddy Orientation

TEENS: WANT TO VOLUNTEER? WANT TO READ TO CHILDREN?

Join Book Buddies

Teen Big Buddies, teens in Grades 7-12, read to their Little Buddy, a child in Grade K-3.

Book Buddies will meet over 3 Thursdays in November and 1 Thursday in December 2019:

11/7, 11/14, 11/21, and 12/5 (no meeting on 11/28, Thanksgiving).

On the day of the program, Big Buddies will volunteer from 4:15-5:45 PM.

Please check your schedule and make sure you’re available all 4 dates!

 

What do I do to become a Big Buddy?:

NEW BIG BUDDIES need to sign up for a quick mandatory 30 minute orientation. New Big Buddies only need to attend 1 orientation.

Orientation date: Today,  Tuesday October 29th, 5-5:30 PM.

If you can’t make today’s orientation, there is 1 more upcoming date to sign up for: Monday November 4th, 5-5:30 PM (click here to sign up for 11/4 orientation).

New Big Buddy Orientation

TEENS: WANT TO VOLUNTEER? WANT TO READ TO CHILDREN?

Join Book Buddies

Teen Big Buddies, teens in Grades 7-12, read to their Little Buddy, a child in Grade K-3.

Book Buddies will meet over 3 Thursdays in November and 1 Thursday in December 2019:

11/7, 11/14, 11/21, and 12/5 (no meeting on 11/28, Thanksgiving).

On the day of the program, Big Buddies will volunteer from 4:15-5:45 PM.

Please check your schedule and make sure you’re available all 4 dates!

 

What do I do to become a Big Buddy?:

NEW BIG BUDDIES need to sign up for a quick mandatory 30 minute orientation. New Big Buddies only need to attend 1 orientation.

Orientation date: Today,  Monday October 28th, 5-5:30 PM.

If you can’t make today’s orientation, there are 2 more upcoming dates to sign up for: Tuesday October 29th, 5-5:30 PM (click here for Tues. 10/29 sign up), and Monday November 4th, 5-5:30 PM (click here for Mon. 11/4 sign up).