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

Canceled – Spring 2020 Book Buddies!

This program is canceled for 3/19 and 3/26.


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 over 4 Thursdays in March 2020: Thursdays 3/5,   3/12,   3/19,   and  3/26.

Registration required, space is limited.

Signing up for one day 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.

(If you have a teen in Grades 7-12 interested in being a BIG BUDDY, click here for orientation dates).

Canceled – Spring 2020 Book Buddies!

This program is canceled for 3/19 and 3/26.


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 over 4 Thursdays in March 2020: Thursdays 3/5,   3/12,   3/19,   and  3/26.

Registration required, space is limited.

Signing up for one day 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.

(If you have a teen in Grades 7-12 interested in being a BIG BUDDY, click here for orientation dates).

Canceled – Spring 2020 Book Buddies!

This program is canceled for 3/19 and 3/26.


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 over 4 Thursdays in March 2020: Thursdays 3/5,   3/12,   3/19,   and  3/26.

Registration required, space is limited.

Signing up for one day 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.

(If you have a teen in Grades 7-12 interested in being a BIG BUDDY, click here for orientation dates).