Reading Buddies is 15 minutes of one-on-one reading practice with a library staff person or volunteer. It's offered after school, in all 22 locations, for students in kindergarten through third grade.
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State reading test numbers:
Statewide, 87% of third graders have passed the test and will go to 4th grade.
Reading and reading comprehension skills are important for students to do well in school.
Reading comprehension means a child understands what the story is about after they've read the words.
Columbus Metropolitan Library wants to help your student be a better reader, so we're working with educators to provide the programs and resources to do just that.