Reading to a Dog


When my son was younger, reading didn’t come easily to him, so we tried reading to a dog. No judgement! He loved it. My girls didn’t have a tough time reading, but they LOVE dogs so reading to a dog was such a treat!
Shaker Public Library has doggy listeners that are certified with Therapy Dogs International and love to listen to stories. School-age children can sign up for a 15-minute time slot beginning 2 weeks before the event. To register online, go to Read to a Dog. Or call the children’s desk (216-991-2030 Option 7). Children must be between the grades of K and 6.

Shaker Heights Main Library, Children’s Program Room, 16500 Van Aken Blvd, Shaker Heights.

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine and Caribbean Travel & Life, Heather is chauffeur to 3 busy kids; the president of her Home and School Association; and VP of Marketing for TipsFromTown. And she's passionate about all 3!