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Amber McNair
Youth Services Librarian
7 Minerva Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1W4

Phone: (705) 789-5232 ext. 3406

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Paws To Read® is a program that allows children to read aloud to a child certified therapy dog and their dog handler in order to improve the child's reading and communication skills.  Many thanks to Therapeutic Paws of Canada for making this free program possible.

Children may register to read aloud to a child certified therapy dog for 15 minutes in a quiet and relaxed setting. The program is offered for beginner or reluctant readers, ages 4 and up.  Please visit the Library or call 705-789-5232 to register.

Sign up for a 15 minute reading time between 4:00 - 5:00 PM on a Wednesday.  Children are welcome to register for up to five different program dates.

Fall Session

  • Wednesdays from September 20 to November 29
  • 15 minute reading times available at 4:00 PM, 4:15 PM, 4:30 PM or 4:45 PM

a dog and child reading together