Reading Buddies pairs teen volunteers with young readers for maximum learning and maximum fun!
Teens ages 13-18, do you like to read? Become a Reading Buddy and read with a reluctant 1st-3rd grade reader. Earn community service hours!
Parents of struggling readers ages 6-9, your child may benefit from reading with a trained teen buddy. Together, they'll play games, choose books appropriate for your child's reading level, read, and review to increase reading comprehension.
Douglas County Libraries currently sponsors Great Books Discussion Groups at four libraries.
More than fifty years ago, the Great Books Movement started at the University of Chicago with the idea that ordinary people could meet and discuss the enduring ideas and issues found in classic writings. The Great Books Foundation promotes reading and conversation about great literature through discussion groups.
Meets the second Tuesday of every month at 4:30 p.m. Kids in first through third grades read and discuss a book and make a theme-related craft. Snacks provided. Sign up at the Children's Desk to get a copy of the book.
Our 2014 book titles are: