spcaLA: Friends for Life

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles, since 1877

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Hashbrown the Chihuahua MixRicky Bobby the Domestic Short Hair

Dec 15–Dec 21

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Paws to Read

dog helping kids to read

Saturday, July 14th, 2012
10:30am–12 noon
Hermosa Beach Library
550 Pier Avenue
Hermosa Beach 90254
(310) 379-8475

Every Monday 
3:00pm-4:30pm
Penninsula Center Library -- Storytime Room
701 Silver Spur Rd.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA  90274

PAWS to Read provides a non-threatening place where children can read for the fun of it. There is no risk of being embarrassed by mispronounced words, slow reading skills or lack of comprehension skills when reading to a therapy dog!

Students participating in PAWS to Read gain self confidence and develop pride in their accomplishments. They find reading more fun, and feel more comfortable volunteering to read aloud at school.

The program is free and open to the public. Sign-ups begin at 9am on the day of the program at the Children’s Information Desk. Space is limited.