Paws 4 Stories | Ages 6-12

Kids can practise their reading skills by signing up for an appointment to read with a certified Paws for Stories therapy dog. Research shows that reading to a dog is tremendously motivational for kids and also provides a calming, relaxed environment for children who may be feel hesitant or anxious about reading.

Sessions are 20 minutes. Kids must be school-aged, able to read some English on their own and comfortable reading with a dog and the dog’s adult handler.

To register, please visit or call the Youth Department at 604.925.7408. Registration opens Wednesday, August 7, at 10 a.m.

Friday, September 13, 3:30 p.m. – 4:50 p.m., Storyhouse

For more information, visit or call the Youth Desk at 604.925.7408.

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