Join us every Saturday (some exceptions for holidays) from 11am–12pm at the Central Santa Rosa Library for our Read to a Dog Program! Settle in with a certified Animal Assisted Activity dog. Children of all ages are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult.
Benefits of Read to a Dog
- Dogs don’t judge, laugh or criticize
- Dogs allow children to proceed at their own pace
- Dogs reduce anxiety and are less intimidating than peers
- Dogs increase interest and motivation in reading
- Dogs help students gain confidence and self esteem
- Dogs provide companionship and friendship
- Dogs can help students improve decoding, vocabulary, reading fluency and comprehension skills by making reading relaxing, fun, and furry!
Questions? Call our Humane Education Coordinator, Beth, at 707.577.1902.
Central Santa Rosa Library
211 E Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Inside the Children’s Library Section
Every Saturday 11am–12pm