Registration is now open for the "Read to a Dog" program offered by Lincoln City Libraries and Healing Heart Therapy Dogs, a local therapy dog organization. The program provides an opportunity for children ages 6 to 12 to practice their reading by reading aloud to a dog.
Therapy teams are partnered with children who read to a dog in 20-minute shifts, once a week for six weeks. The current summer session began June 4 and runs through Friday, July 13 at these library branches:
Pre-registration is required at these branch libraries.
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St., offers a drop-in program from 1:30 to 3:15 p.m. Saturdays June 23, July 14 and July 28. Pre-registration is not required for the drop-in program.
For more information on Lincoln City Libraries, visit lincolnlibraries.org.