Library--Educational Park Branch

Programmatic - Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies provides students in grades K-5 with an opportunity to improve their reading skills by working one-on-one with a reading coach. Reading Buddies creates a positive reading experience for beginning and developing readers and helps children build confidence as readers and contribute to academic success. Students can bring their favorite book or choose from the available selection at the Educational Park Branch Library to read aloud to their reading coach.

Educational Park Branch Library is seeking engaged volunteers who want to improve their skills working with children and share their love of reading. Volunteers will:

  • Listen to children read in English and provide support in phonics, sight words, and comprehension


  • 1-2 hours a week - Start and Schedule, TBD
  • 6 month commitment

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 13+
  • In-Person Online Volunteer Training Completed Must be Yes
  • Oral and written communication skills in English Must be at least High