Reading Buddies

  1. 2017 Sessions
  2. Overview
  3. Questions?

Regular Sessions

  • Kids in grades 1-3 are paired with mentors in grades 7-12 (application required) 
  • Fall 2017: September 11-November 14; sessions are Monday or Tuesday afternoons.

How to Apply

  • Little Buddies English Application: Apply by Monday, August 28, 2017
  • Solicitud para los compañeros pequeños ("Little Buddies"): El último día para entregar la solicitud es lunes, el 28 de agosto, 2017.
  • Big Buddies: Teen volunteer positions for Fall 2017 session have been filled. Check back in December for information about the Winter/Spring season.


  • Kids in grades K-5 meet as a group to play reading, vocabulary, and storytelling games with our wonderful teen volunteers.
  • No commitment. Sign up for one or more individual meetings.
  • View calendar; click link to register. There are drop-in playdates on Tuesdays from 4-5 when the regular Reading Buddies are not in session.

Writing Buddies

  • Summer program for rising 4th through 7th graders.
  • Teen volunteers lead younger kids through a series of creative writing activities.
  • Learn more