|Hattie must find Maria's reading relaxing.|
Paws to Read pairs young readers (between the ages of six and 12 years old) with therapy dogs, who listen to the children as they read.
If your child can read independently but doesn’t like to do it in front of other people, you might try signing them up for Paws to Read. The program works well for dog lovers, but it’s also helped some kids who are scared of dogs get over their phobia.
|Teah rubs Dugan's neck while reading to him.|
Furthermore, those spots tend to fill up quickly, so contact the children’s department at Mentor Public Library soon if you think you child could benefit from Paws to Read.
For more information on Paws to Read and other children’s programs at Mentor Public Library call (440) 255-8811 ext. 221.
There is often a waiting list for the program once registration begins.
|That's a pile of pups! Ava and Jake read to Hannah and Honey.|