Kids in Grades K-3 & Teens in Grades 7-12

Help your child practice reading skills one-on-one with our teen volunteers.  This program is designed to help children in kindergarten through third grade increase their vocabulary, practice social skills, and build reading confidence. Teens and children are paired together for reading aloud. Paired reading buddies will be supervised by library staff in the children’s room. 

Reading Buddies sessions will take place on Wednesday nights from 6-7 PM starting on January 15 through February 26. 

Child participants and teen volunteers* can register online starting on Monday, December 16. 

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*After registering to become a Reading Buddies teen volunteer, teens must attend one training session. Training sessions are on the following dates:

Friday, December 27th, from 10:30-11:15 AM at Kennedy Library

Friday, December 27th, from 4-4:45 PM at Kennedy Library

Tuesday, January 7th, from 4-4:45 PM at Kennedy Library

Friday, January 10th, from 4-4:45 at Kennedy Library