Beginning readers, come by the library to practice reading to certified therapy dogs! Don’t forget to bring your Read to Rover Frequent Reader Card. Eight visits, and you’ll receive an amazing prize!
“Pets are very nonjudgmental, and their calming presence distills stressful situations. For children who feel insecure about their capacity to do things like reading, therapy pets bolster their self-confidence, which reduces their anxiety,” Educational Therapist Rebecca Barker Bridges.