Young ones who need to practice their reading skills are invited to tell a story to trained therapy dogs. Reading to dogs has been shown to increase children's reading skills and confidence. The therapy dogs are calm, patient, attentive and non-judgmental listeners. Each child will get a bookmark of the dog they read to that day.
Book Discussions in November October 24, 2016 November traditions include cooking (check out Nora’s cookbook discussion on the 21st) and the fact that the Portal discussion group at Glendale actually discusses one book, rather than a theme…... » More
Crow Smarts October 20, 2016 If you were asked to name an intelligent animal, what would you say? A gorilla? The chimpanzees studied by Jane Goodall? A dolphin maybe? When I think of an intelligent animal I usually think of Koko first, the... » More