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Reading Buddies

2023-12-11 18:15:00 2023-12-11 19:15:00 America/New_York Reading Buddies Ages 5-10. Teen volunteers & library staff provide reading support & fun literacy activities for emerging readers. Participants must commit to attending the full 4 dates: Nov 20 & 27, Dec 4 & 11. Isabel Turner Branch - Gates Room

Monday, December 11
6:15pm - 7:15pm

Add to Calendar 2023-12-11 18:15:00 2023-12-11 19:15:00 America/New_York Reading Buddies Ages 5-10. Teen volunteers & library staff provide reading support & fun literacy activities for emerging readers. Participants must commit to attending the full 4 dates: Nov 20 & 27, Dec 4 & 11. Isabel Turner Branch - Gates Room

Isabel Turner Branch

Gates Room

Ages 5-10. Teen volunteers & library staff provide reading support & fun literacy activities for emerging readers. Participants must commit to attending the full 4 dates: Nov 20 & 27, Dec 4 & 11.

KFPL’s Reading Buddies program exists to nurture the developing literacy skills of young readers through one-one-one reading support and fun literacy activities.

Participants must commit to attending the full four days: Nov 20 & 27, Dec 4 & 11. 

This program is best suited for emerging readers who are able to sit and read with their Buddy for extended periods of time.

Caregivers of children under the age of 7 must remain in the program space; caregivers of children ages 7-9 must remain in the library during the program. Thank you.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Early Literacy and School Readiness |

TAGS: | |

Isabel Turner Branch

Phone: 613-549-8888

Hours


Upcoming events

Mon, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Gates Room
Monthly meeting of the Teen Advisory Group. Members develop and deliver library programs for fellow teens and assist with other library business as it arises.

Mon, Feb 26, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Cataraqui Room
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Tue, Feb 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
For youth. Come grab a snack, enjoy and activity, and socialize with your peers!

Wed, Feb 28, 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Gates Room
Free one-on-one technology assistance.

Thu, Feb 29, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Gates Room
Free one-on-one technology assistance.

Thu, Feb 29, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Cataraqui Room
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Fri, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Sat, Mar 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Lively stories, catchy songs and fun movement activities for the whole family! Maximize your child's pre-reading skills for a lifetime of learning.

Tue, Mar 05, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cataraqui Room
For youth. Come grab a snack, enjoy and activity, and socialize with your peers!

Wed, Mar 06, 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Gates Room
Free one-on-one technology assistance.

Thu, Mar 07, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Gates Room
Free one-on-one technology assistance.

Thu, Mar 07, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
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Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Gates Room
Free one-on-one technology assistance.

Sat, Mar 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cataraqui Room
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Mon, Mar 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Tue, Mar 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
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Tue, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cataraqui Room
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Tue, Mar 12, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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Wed, Mar 13, 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Gates Room
Free one-on-one technology assistance.

Wed, Mar 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cataraqui Room
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Thu, Mar 14, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Gates Room
Free one-on-one technology assistance.

Thu, Mar 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Cataraqui Room
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Thu, Mar 14, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
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Fri, Mar 15, 10:30am - 11:15am
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Fri, Mar 15, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Cataraqui Room
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Sat, Mar 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cataraqui Room
Lively stories, catchy songs and fun movement activities for the whole family! Maximize your child's pre-reading skills for a lifetime of learning.

Sat, Mar 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cataraqui Room
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Tue, Mar 19, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cataraqui Room
For youth. Come grab a snack, enjoy and activity, and socialize with your peers!

Wed, Mar 20, 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Gates Room
Free one-on-one technology assistance.

Thu, Mar 21, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Gates Room
Free one-on-one technology assistance.

Thu, Mar 21, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Cataraqui Room
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Registration is now closed

Sat, Mar 23, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Gates Room
Free one-on-one technology assistance.

Sat, Mar 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Cataraqui Room
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Mon, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cataraqui Room
Monthly meeting of the Teen Advisory Group. Members develop and deliver library programs for fellow teens and assist with other library business as it arises.

Tue, Mar 26, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cataraqui Room
For youth. Come grab a snack, enjoy and activity, and socialize with your peers!

Tue, Mar 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cataraqui Room
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Wed, Mar 27, 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Gates Room
Free one-on-one technology assistance.

Thu, Mar 28, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Gates Room
Free one-on-one technology assistance.

Thu, Mar 28, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Cataraqui Room
For adults and teens aged 12 and older. This half-hour, six-week beginner ukulele workshop series will teach the basic anatomy of the ukulele, plus chords, strumming, and songs.
Registration is now closed