Enlightening and Inspiring Generations with Generations of Ideas

So three cheers for you and your library.  And for books and reading, too.  I don’t know about you, but I love books that can make me laugh and cry.  I love books that make me think and feel.  I love the simple act of reading a book.  It’s so private and solitary.  But if it’s a good book, it makes me feel less alone in the world.  And golly, that’s an awfully nice way to feel, isn’t it  All my best regards to you in LaSalle..

Kate Klise
to the LaSalle Public Library on the occasion of the Library's Centennial Celebration, 2007

Tail Waggers Reading Club

Event Date: 
Apr 8 2014 - 4:00pm

Join us for the Tail Waggers Club on Tuesday, April 8th, at 4:00 p.m.! Kids are invited to share reading with Elli, a “Reading Loving Therapy Dog!"

Kids choose a favorite short book or story and read aloud to Elli for about 5 minutes. Kids not yet reading independently are welcome to read to the dogs and the group with the help of their adult caregiver. Both the audience and Elli love the pictures, so even non-readers can hold up the book to show the Illustrations to everyone! To help children feel confident in their reading, they should plan to read from a favorite familiar story. Choose a book from the Library or from home.

For more information, please call the Library at: (815) 223-2341.