Little Buddies: Sign up for Fall 2021 Virtual Book Buddies!

Fall 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Little Buddies!

(if you want to sign up to be a Big Buddy, teens in Grades 7-12, click here)

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursdays October 21, 28, November 4, 18 (No meeting November 11, Veteran’s Day)

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 entering Grades 7-12 will be the Big Buddies. We will try to assign the same big and little buddies week to week.

Things Little Buddies need: 

-Be available: Thursday 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18  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.

-Lots of books to read! The library is open Mon. – Thurs. 10-8:30pm and Fri. & Sat. 10-5pm. Come in and get new books!

Little Buddies: Sign up for Fall 2021 Virtual Book Buddies!

Fall 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Little Buddies!

(if you want to sign up to be a Big Buddy, teens in Grades 7-12, click here)

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursdays October 21, 28, November 4, 18 (No meeting November 11, Veteran’s Day)

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 entering Grades 7-12 will be the Big Buddies. We will try to assign the same big and little buddies week to week.

Things Little Buddies need: 

-Be available: Thursday 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18  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.

-Lots of books to read! The library is open Mon. – Thurs. 10-8:30pm and Fri. & Sat. 10-5pm. Come in and get new books!

Little Buddies: Sign up for Fall 2021 Virtual Book Buddies!

Fall 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Little Buddies!

(if you want to sign up to be a Big Buddy, teens in Grades 7-12, click here)

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursdays October 21, 28, November 4, 18 (No meeting November 11, Veteran’s Day)

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 entering Grades 7-12 will be the Big Buddies. We will try to assign the same big and little buddies week to week.

Things Little Buddies need: 

-Be available: Thursday 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18  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.

-Lots of books to read! The library is open Mon. – Thurs. 10-8:30pm and Fri. & Sat. 10-5pm. Come in and get new books!

Little Buddies: Sign up for Fall 2021 Virtual Book Buddies!

Fall 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Little Buddies!

(if you want to sign up to be a Big Buddy, teens in Grades 7-12, click here)

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursdays October 21, 28, November 4, 18 (No meeting November 11, Veteran’s Day)

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 entering Grades 7-12 will be the Big Buddies. We will try to assign the same big and little buddies week to week.

Things Little Buddies need: 

-Be available: Thursday 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18  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.

-Lots of books to read! The library is open Mon. – Thurs. 10-8:30pm and Fri. & Sat. 10-5pm. Come in and get new 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Fall 2019 Book Buddies


Parents: sign up your child to be a Little Buddy!

Little Buddies must currently be in Grade K, 1, 2, or 3!

This program will meet 4 times:

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

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

Registration required, space is limited.

Signing up for Thurs. 11/7 signs you up for ALL 4 days.

Due to high demand, please sign up only if your child can attend all 4 sessions.

Children will be paired up with a teen Big Buddy to read with and be read to.

We will end all our sessions with a fun messy art activity that the teens and children complete together.