Paws-ing to Read at Mentor Library

Addilyn and Norman share a good book during Paws to Read at Mentor Librart.

Addilyn and Norman share a good book during Paws to Read at Mentor Library.

I know I’ve written about our Paws to Read program, but I’m not missing any opportunities to share photos of kids reading to dogs.

Paws to Read pairs young readers (between the ages of six and 12 years old) with therapy dogs, who listen to the children as they read.

If your child can read independently but doesn’t like to do it in front of other people, you might try signing them up for Paws to Read. The program works well for dog lovers, but it’s also helped some kids who are scared of dogs get over their phobia.

Caesar must find Patrick's voice relaxing.

Caesar must find Patrick’s voice relaxing.

Paws to Read is going to take a brief break during the holiday season, but it will return in January.

For more information on Paws to Read and other children’s programs at Mentor Public Library call (440) 255-8811 ext. 221.

This was moment's after Norman licked the side of Jenna's face. She took it in stride and kept reading.

This was moment’s after Norman licked the side of Jenna’s face. She took it in stride and kept reading.

For more photos from Paws to Read, visit Mentor Public Library’s Facebook page.

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