Volunteers provide literary support with Book Buddies

Volunteers for the Book Buddies program celebrated another successful year with students at Seymour Smith Intermediate Learning Center on Monday, June 10. Photo submitted

PINE PLAINS — With a mission focused on providing additional reading practice and support for children who need it, the nonprofit organization Literacy Connections was pleased with the number of volunteers who read with local students through the Book Buddies program this year.

Just one of several programs created by Literacy Connections, Book Buddies matches adult volunteers to read one-on-one with students who have been identified by their teachers as reading below their grade level.

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