Reading with Therapy Dogs

Reading with a pet is a calming, stress-free way to build fluency and expression. | Children

Reading with Therapy Dogs

Read with Duchess, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog

Indian Orchard Branch
Tuesdays: Feb 14, Mar 14 | 3:30-4:30 PM | Children

Calling all beginning and reluctant readers! Children are welcome to take a turn meeting Duchess and reading with her – she loves to hear stories of all kinds. Books will be available for read aloud or bring your own favorites. Reading with a pet is a calming, stress-free way to build fluency and expression. For kindergarten and above. Children 7 and under must be accompanied and consistently supervised by an adult. Sign up for a 15 minute reading slot. Registration is strongly encouraged with drop-ins welcome as space allows. For more information please call 413 263 6846.

Register via our online calendar!

Mindful Reading with Cadence the dog

Sixteen Acres Branch
Saturdays: Feb 4, Mar 18 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Children

Calling all kids! Come to a mindfulness experience for new and experienced readers of all ages.

Our special guests Megan and her certified therapy dog Cadence will share some relaxing stories with you. Children are also welcome to take a turn reading individually to Cadence – she loves to hear stories of all kinds.

Books will be available for read aloud or bring your own favorites. Reading with a pet is a calming, stress-free way to build fluency and expression. Please join us!