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

Fall 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Big Buddies!

(if you want to sign up  for Little Buddies, kids in Grades K-3, click here)

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursday October 21, 28, November 4, 18

 (No meeting on November 11). Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings!

Who can be a Big Buddy? Teens in Grades 7-12. This is a great way to get your volunteer hours if you love working with kids!

What is the Book Buddies program?

Teen volunteers, aka Big Buddies,  read to their Little Buddies (Entering  Grades K-3 ).
Little Buddies also get to practice their reading skills by reading to their Big Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with teen big buddies. Everyone joins 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.

 

Things Big Buddies need: 

-Be available: Thursday 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18 between 4:00-5:00 PM.

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

-A pack of at least 22 books (about 10 picture books, 10 beginning readers, and 2 chapter books) from the Avon Free Public Library. You can come any time the library is open to pick out your books!

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

Fall 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Big Buddies!

(if you want to sign up  for Little Buddies, kids in Grades K-3, click here)

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursday October 21, 28, November 4, 18

 (No meeting on November 11). Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings!

Who can be a Big Buddy? Teens in Grades 7-12. This is a great way to get your volunteer hours if you love working with kids!

What is the Book Buddies program?

Teen volunteers, aka Big Buddies,  read to their Little Buddies (Entering  Grades K-3 ).
Little Buddies also get to practice their reading skills by reading to their Big Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with teen big buddies. Everyone joins 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.

 

Things Big Buddies need: 

-Be available: Thursday 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18 between 4:00-5:00 PM.

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

-A pack of at least 22 books (about 10 picture books, 10 beginning readers, and 2 chapter books) from the Avon Free Public Library. You can come any time the library is open to pick out your books!

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

Fall 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Big Buddies!

(if you want to sign up  for Little Buddies, kids in Grades K-3, click here)

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursday October 21, 28, November 4, 18

 (No meeting on November 11). Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings!

Who can be a Big Buddy? Teens in Grades 7-12. This is a great way to get your volunteer hours if you love working with kids!

What is the Book Buddies program?

Teen volunteers, aka Big Buddies,  read to their Little Buddies (Entering  Grades K-3 ).
Little Buddies also get to practice their reading skills by reading to their Big Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with teen big buddies. Everyone joins 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.

 

Things Big Buddies need: 

-Be available: Thursday 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18 between 4:00-5:00 PM.

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

-A pack of at least 22 books (about 10 picture books, 10 beginning readers, and 2 chapter books) from the Avon Free Public Library. You can come any time the library is open to pick out your books!

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

Fall 2021 Virtual Book Buddies sign up for Big Buddies!

(if you want to sign up  for Little Buddies, kids in Grades K-3, click here)

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM 

Dates: Thursday October 21, 28, November 4, 18

 (No meeting on November 11). Check your schedule that you can attend all 4 meetings!

Who can be a Big Buddy? Teens in Grades 7-12. This is a great way to get your volunteer hours if you love working with kids!

What is the Book Buddies program?

Teen volunteers, aka Big Buddies,  read to their Little Buddies (Entering  Grades K-3 ).
Little Buddies also get to practice their reading skills by reading to their Big Buddies. Little Buddies get to grow a love of reading, practice their skills, and connect with teen big buddies. Everyone joins 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.

 

Things Big Buddies need: 

-Be available: Thursday 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18 between 4:00-5:00 PM.

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

-A pack of at least 22 books (about 10 picture books, 10 beginning readers, and 2 chapter books) from the Avon Free Public Library. You can come any time the library is open to pick out your books!

Teen Advisory Board

AFPL Teen Advisory Board

A great way to get your volunteers hours!  Tuesday February 11th, 6:00-8:00 PM

Open to teens in Grades 9-12.

What do we do? Snack and discuss future teen programs and test out games & program ideas.

This month: prepare for Teen Un-Valentine’s Day activities and games.

This month’s snack: nachos!

Future meetings Tuesday evenings in the Teen Room on:  3/24, 4/21, 5/5

 

Teen Advisory Board

AFPL Teen Advisory Board

A great way to get your volunteers hours!  Tuesday January 14th, 6:00-8:00 PM

Open to teens in Grades 9-12.

What do we do? Snack and discuss future teen programs and test out games & program ideas.

This month: prepare for 2 teen programs: The Office trivia program and a Studio Ghibli trivia program.

This month’s snack: brownies and vanilla ice cream!

Future meetings Tuesday evenings in the Teen Room on:  2/11, 3/24, 4/28, 5/5

 

Canceled-Teen Advisory Board

December’s meeting is canceled due to weather

Next meeting is Tues. January 14th, 6-8 PM.

AFPL Teen Advisory Board

A great way to get your volunteers hours!  Tuesday December 17th, 6:00-8:00 PM

Open to teens in Grades 9-12.

What do we do? Snack and discuss future teen programs and test out games & program ideas.

This month’s snack: brownies and vanilla ice cream!

Future meetings Tuesday evenings in the Teen Room on:  1/14, 2/11, 3/24, 4/28

 

Teen Advisory Board

AFPL Teen Advisory Board

A great way to get your volunteers hours!  Tuesday November 19th, 6:00-8:00 PM

Open to teens in Grades 9-12.

What do we do? Snack and discuss future teen programs and test out games & program ideas. We will vote on books to add to the Teen Room collection, finish the crafts to sell at Kids Holiday Craft Fair, and more!

This month’s snack: TBD.

Future meetings Tuesday evenings in the Teen Room on:  12/17. 2020 meetings to be announced.

Teen Advisory Board

AFPL Teen Advisory Board

A great way to get your volunteers hours!  Tuesday September 24th, 6:00-8:00 PM

Open to teens in Grades 9-12.

What do we do? Snack and discuss future teen programs and test out games & program ideas. We will assemble a craft to sell at the November Kid’s Craft Fair and practice doing DIY zombie makeup before actual program on Friday October 25th, 3-4pm in the Teen Room!

This month’s snack: TBD.

Future meetings Tuesday evenings in the Teen Room on:  11/19, 12/17. 2020 meetings to be announced.