Big Buddy teen volunteer signup for Fall 2020 Book Buddies

Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies!

What is the Book Buddies program?

Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies.

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

This program will meet on Zoom.

We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in the Breakout Rooms.

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursday October 15th, 22nd, 29th, and November 5th. Check your schedule so you can attend all 4 meetings before you sign up.

 

Requirements to being a teen Big Buddy?

-Teen is in Grades 7-12.

-Teens should have patience and like working with little kids.

-Teens need a device (computer or laptop, iphone, Android phone, etc.) with Zoom downloaded AND a camera or webcam.

-Be available: Thursday 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, and 11/5 between 4:00-5:00 PM.

-Plan on doing a curbside pickup order from the Avon Library by calling (860) 673-9712, and ask the Children’s Department staff to gather materials for you OR schedule an appointment to come in to the 2nd Floor Children’s Department to come in and select reading materials.

 

Little Buddy signup for Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies

Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies is coming!

What is the Book Buddies program?

Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies.

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

We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in the Breakout Rooms.

This program will meet on Zoom.

Who are the Big Buddies? Teen volunteers in Grades 7-12.

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursday October 15th, 22nd, 29th, and November 5th.

Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings!

 

Things Little Buddies need: 

-Be available: Thursday 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, and 11/5 between 4:00-5:00 PM.

-For safety and in case of technical issues, we ask an adult to be nearby during this program.

-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!

Big Buddy teen volunteer signup for Fall 2020 Book Buddies

Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies!

What is the Book Buddies program?

Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies.

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

This program will meet on Zoom.

We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in the Breakout Rooms.

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursday October 15th, 22nd, 29th, and November 5th. Check your schedule so you can attend all 4 meetings before you sign up.

 

Requirements to being a teen Big Buddy?

-Teen is in Grades 7-12.

-Teens should have patience and like working with little kids.

-Teens need a device (computer or laptop, iphone, Android phone, etc.) with Zoom downloaded AND a camera or webcam.

-Be available: Thursday 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, and 11/5 between 4:00-5:00 PM.

-Plan on doing a curbside pickup order from the Avon Library by calling (860) 673-9712, and ask the Children’s Department staff to gather materials for you OR schedule an appointment to come in to the 2nd Floor Children’s Department to come in and select reading materials.

 

Little Buddy signup for Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies

Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies is coming!

What is the Book Buddies program?

Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies.

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

We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in the Breakout Rooms.

This program will meet on Zoom.

Who are the Big Buddies? Teen volunteers in Grades 7-12.

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursday October 15th, 22nd, 29th, and November 5th.

Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings!

 

Things Little Buddies need: 

-Be available: Thursday 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, and 11/5 between 4:00-5:00 PM.

-For safety and in case of technical issues, we ask an adult to be nearby during this program.

-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!

Big Buddy teen volunteer signup for Fall 2020 Book Buddies

Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies!

What is the Book Buddies program?

Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies.

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

This program will meet on Zoom.

We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in the Breakout Rooms.

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursday October 15th, 22nd, 29th, and November 5th. Check your schedule so you can attend all 4 meetings before you sign up.

 

Requirements to being a teen Big Buddy?

-Teen is in Grades 7-12.

-Teens should have patience and like working with little kids.

-Teens need a device (computer or laptop, iphone, Android phone, etc.) with Zoom downloaded AND a camera or webcam.

-Be available: Thursday 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, and 11/5 between 4:00-5:00 PM.

-Plan on doing a curbside pickup order from the Avon Library by calling (860) 673-9712, and ask the Children’s Department staff to gather materials for you OR schedule an appointment to come in to the 2nd Floor Children’s Department to come in and select reading materials.

 

Little Buddy signup for Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies

Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies is coming!

What is the Book Buddies program?

Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies.

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

We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in the Breakout Rooms.

This program will meet on Zoom.

Who are the Big Buddies? Teen volunteers in Grades 7-12.

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursday October 15th, 22nd, 29th, and November 5th.

Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings!

 

Things Little Buddies need: 

-Be available: Thursday 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, and 11/5 between 4:00-5:00 PM.

-For safety and in case of technical issues, we ask an adult to be nearby during this program.

-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!

Little Buddy signup for Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies

Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies is coming!

What is the Book Buddies program?

Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies.

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

We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in the Breakout Rooms.

This program will meet on Zoom.

Who are the Big Buddies? Teen volunteers in Grades 7-12.

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursday October 15th, 22nd, 29th, and November 5th.

Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings!

 

Things Little Buddies need: 

-Be available: Thursday 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, and 11/5 between 4:00-5:00 PM.

-For safety and in case of technical issues, we ask an adult to be nearby during this program.

-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!

Big Buddy teen volunteer signup for Fall 2020 Book Buddies

Fall 2020 Virtual Book Buddies!

What is the Book Buddies program?

Little Buddies (kids in Grades K-3), practice their reading skills on teen volunteers, Big Buddies.

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

This program will meet on Zoom.

We will play a group game for the first part of the meeting, then assign buddies to Breakout Reading Rooms. Buddies will have up to 40 minutes to read together in the Breakout Rooms.

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursday October 15th, 22nd, 29th, and November 5th. Check your schedule so you can attend all 4 meetings before you sign up.

 

Requirements to being a teen Big Buddy?

-Teen is in Grades 7-12.

-Teens should have patience and like working with little kids.

-Teens need a device (computer or laptop, iphone, Android phone, etc.) with Zoom downloaded AND a camera or webcam.

-Be available: Thursday 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, and 11/5 between 4:00-5:00 PM.

-Plan on doing a curbside pickup order from the Avon Library by calling (860) 673-9712, and ask the Children’s Department staff to gather materials for you OR schedule an appointment to come in to the 2nd Floor Children’s Department to come in and select reading materials.

 

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.