Book Buddies

Book Buddies

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Book Buddies (Grades 1+)

Mondays, 2:30 – 3:00 PM – Zoom

Kids work one-on-one with a teen mentor on developing reading skills. Teens will provide support when kids struggle and read or chat with them when they need a break. This is a six-week program. You must commit to 4 out of 6 weeks to join. Kids and families, register here.

Got a tween/teen at home who is a strong reader? Youth 11 and older can volunteer as mentors in our Book Buddy program and earn community service hours! For more information, click here.

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