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 a 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.