Six dogs in full costume attended our Howl-O-Ween party yesterday, some participating in one-on-one reading sessions with kids and others mingling with party guests. Participants made spooky crafts, listened to Halloween stories, and nibbled on seasonal snacks.
Our next Read to a Dog event will be on Saturday, November 19th from 10-12;
Kids in grades K-4 can sign up for a 15 minute session with one of our fabulous reading buddies! Sessions are 15 minutes long. Bring your own book or read one of ours.
Pre-registration is required. To sign up, stop by the Children’s Room at the Main Library or call 781-235-1610 ext 1108. Sign-ups start one week in advance, November 12.
For more information about the philosophy behind Read to a Dog, go to http://articles.cnn.com/2009-10-22/living/dogs.irpt_1_reading-education-assistance-dogs-intermountain-therapy-animals-reading-skills?_s=PM:LIVING