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A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books …  Children learn to read being in the presence of books.

Horace Mann

Tail Waggers with Peggy and Gigi

Event Date: 
Sep 26 2017 - 5:00pm

Tail-Waggers is a fun activity for good readers, struggling readers and even pre-readers! Kids choose a favorite short book or story and read aloud to a Reading Dog for about 5 minutes.

The dogs love stories, and everyone is encouraged to read. For kids who are not yet reading independently, parents may read while the child holds the book and turns the pages. Both the audience and the dogs love the pictures, so even non-readers can hold up the book to show the illustrations to everyone!

Kids love to read to the dogs because dogs love the stories, even when words have to be “worked out,” are missed, or are misspoken. Dogs aren’t judgmental – they don’t correct, or interrupt; they simply, appreciate stories and readers!

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