ANNOUNCEMENT:

Due to a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19, Warr Acres Library is currently closed. In accordance with CDC guidelines, the library will be disinfected. We expect to reopen on Saturday, September 19, 2020. 

The Ralph Ellison Library is providing curbside services only until further notice. Watch our website for updates about Ralph Ellison’s reopening.

NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are in the "Grab & Go" stage. In this stage, customers can come into a library to use a computer, print/copy/fax/scan, and briefly browse the shelves. Masks are required. Click here for more information.

Children Reading to Dogs

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Program Type:

Books & Reading, Reading Help

Age Group:

Kids
Registration for this event is no longer open.

Program Description

Event Description

Want to be a more confident reader? Build "pawsitive" self-esteem and improve your reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs.  

This program is a hybrid of our traditional Children Reading to Dogs program.  We will use technology to connect to the certified therapy dogs and their owner remotely.  You will need a device and internet connection to participate in this program. One staff member will be stationed in each breakout room with one reader and one certified therapy dog.

You will receive the information to connect to this program through email one day prior to the program.  Please watch your email for this information.  If you do not receive the information you need please email: engagement@metrolibrary.org with the subject Children Reading to Dogs.

Note:  You must register for every individual program.  Registration for these programs begins on Monday at 9am and ends on Wednesday at 4pm for that week's sessions.  (e.g., April 16th sessions registration begins on April 13th and ends on April 15th). 

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.