Beginning readers! Come by the Bartram Trail Branch to practice reading to Nola, a certified therapy dog. Don’t forget to bring your Read to Rover Frequent Reader Card. If you don’t have one, don’t worry. We will get you started with one.
This is a drop in program from 11am to 12noon. No registration required.
“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.