Children Can Read to a Dog to Improve Reading

By: 10/11 News Email
By: 10/11 News Email

Lincoln City Libraries and Healing Heart Therapy Dogs, a local therapy dog organization, are providing an opportunity for children ages 6 to 12 who need to polish their reading skills. Therapy teams made up of a dog and its handler are partnered with children who can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a dog.

Children read to dogs in 20-minute shifts once a week for six weeks. child. The next session begins the week of October 1 and runs through the week of November 10th.

Pre-registration is required. To register, contact the person listed at these branch libraries:

• Eiseley Branch Library, 1530 Superior Street, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30, contact Dan at 402-730-5274 or
• South Branch Library, 2675 South Street, Thursdays, 5:30-7:30, contact Jayne at 402-440-0983
• Gere Branch Library, 2400 So. 56th Street, Mondays, 5:30-7:30, contact Mimi at 402-217-9019
• Walt Branch Library, 6701 So. 14th Street, Saturdays, 10:15 to noon, contact Angela at 402-730-8288, 402-484-8288, or

For more information about Lincoln City Libraries and its services, visit

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