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Fall Session September 5 - November 30!

PAWS for Reading is a program that allows children to read aloud to a therapy dog in order to improve reading and communication skills. Children will read individually to a trained therapy dog (and her handler) in our 1st Floor Program Room where they can feel comfortable, confident — and have fun! After all, a dog will not correct them or make them feel awkward if they stumble.

Boy reading to dog imageBeginner/Reluctant Readers: Ages 5 and up

Spend 20 minutes reading to a trained therapy dog!

Please sign up at Reader's Services Desk or call 613-968-6731 x2235

This program runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays from January 3rd to February 23rd.

Sign up for a 20 minute time slot:

Tuesdays between 3:40 - 5:00 p.m or Thursdays between 3:40 - 5:20 p.m.  Sign up for the whole 13 weeks! 

Registration for Fall session starts August 21st.