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Book Buddies reading dogs

2023-02-14 16:00:00 2023-02-14 17:00:00 America/Chicago Book Buddies reading dogs These four-legged friends love listening to books! Children of any age and reading level are welcome to participate in this drop-in activity. Belt Branch - Storyhouse Room

Tuesday, February 14
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-02-14 16:00:00 2023-02-14 17:00:00 America/Chicago Book Buddies reading dogs These four-legged friends love listening to books! Children of any age and reading level are welcome to participate in this drop-in activity. Belt Branch - Storyhouse Room

Belt Branch

Storyhouse Room

These four-legged friends love listening to books! Children of any age and reading level are welcome to participate in this drop-in activity.

Book Buddies Pony Express Therapy Dogs partners with Rolling Hills Library to provide young readers these opportunities for read-alouds in the presence of friendly, non-judgemental listeners. Research has shown that "canine-assisted reading" can have a positive influence on children's attitudes towards reading, lowering anxiety and  boosting self-confidence.  

AGE GROUP: | Children (6-11) |

EVENT TYPE: | Authors & Reading |

TAGS: | Reading Dogs | Literacy |

Belt Branch

kmorris@rhcl.org
Phone: 816-232-5479
Branch manager
Kelly Morris

Hours
We're closed Monday May 27
Mon, May 27 Closed
Tue, May 28 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 29 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 30 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 31 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Sat, Jun 01 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Sun, Jun 02 12:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

Belt Branch was expanded and renovated in 2006 and occupies a unique space in a commercial strip-mall building on the busiest thoroughfare in town.  It is open 7 days a week and offers over 30 programs per month. You can also schedule a one-on-one technology appointment or apply to get a passport.

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