Haverhill’s Young Readers Invited to Practice Literacy Skills With Therapy Dogs

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Haverhill Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.
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City children are invited to book a 15-minute timeslot to practice their read aloud skills with one of the Haverhill Public Library’s three therapy dogs this January and February.

Kids who can read independently are able to sign up for a session with Loki, Boots or Finn, who are at the 99 Main St. Children’s Room, with availability on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., Thursdays at 4 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 p.m.

To reserve a spot with a tail-wagging tutor, parents can call the library at 978-373-1586 with appointments made on a first come, first served basis.