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Monday, February 27, 2017 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, February 27, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Wednesday, March 01, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, March 01, 2017 11:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, March 01, 2017 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, March 02, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come enjoy Lisa Wheeler's fun animal tale along with more stories, songs, rhymes and a craft featuring pretend frog silliness. Then head over to the Library Annex to take part in bubble and frog activities. Enjoy free refreshments and take home a bubble bag of prizes!


Thursday, March 02, 2017 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Friday, March 03, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Saturday, March 04, 2017 1:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join us at McGuirk Arena as CMU Athletics hosts a Book mark Game at the CMU Women's Basketball game. Sign up for the March is Reading Month challenge to get two free vouchers for the game.


Sunday, March 05, 2017 2:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Angry Birds Movie


Enjoy the featured food with us before the movie begins, then pay attention throughout the movie. If you can tell us what scene the food was in you could win a prize!

Free for the whole family!

This movie is rated PG.


Monday, March 06, 2017 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, March 06, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Tuesday, March 07, 2017 6:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for an opportunity to kick back and relax with your friends! We'll provide the snacks and activities for a fun evening.


Wednesday, March 08, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, March 08, 2017 11:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, March 08, 2017 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Wednesday, March 08, 2017 7:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library


Thursday, March 09, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, March 09, 2017 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Friday, March 10, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Monday, March 13, 2017 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, March 13, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 5:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Monthly TAB Meeting


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Grab your favorite footed pajamas and join us for cereal and your old cartoon favorites! Just like when you were a kid.


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 11:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 12:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Pack your lunch and join us for our monthly book club. This month's discussion will be over the book Be Frank with Me: A Novel by Julia Clairborne Johnson .


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 5:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors.

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Green Tree Co-op holds their monthly board meeting at the library. All co-op owners are welcome to attend. For details about Green Tree Co-op and how to become a member visit http://greentree.coop/



Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children up to 5 years old.

CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.



Thursday, March 16, 2017 4:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Fremont Township Library invites kids of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, March 16, 2017 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Thursday, March 16, 2017 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Get yourself to the library and get creative! Join us for a LEGO build where you can use our bricks or bring your own. Each month will have a theme challenge to spark your creativity.

For ages 2 - 12.


Friday, March 17, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Sunday, March 19, 2017 1:00 PM

CRDL - Fremont Township Library

The Jungle Book


Enjoy the featured food with us before the movie begins, then pay attention throughout the movie. If you can tell us what scene the food was in you could win a prize!

Free for the whole family!

This movie is rated PG.


Monday, March 20, 2017 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, March 20, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Tuesday, March 21, 2017 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Messenger App - Instantly reach the people in your life-for free. Messenger is just like texting, but you don't have to pay for every message (it works with your data plan or Wi-Fi connection).

Make sure your iPad is charged and ready to go and that you have all passwords to access the device and accounts.


Tuesday, March 21, 2017 6:00 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Grab your favorite footed pajamas and join us for cereal and your old cartoon favorites! Just like when you were a kid.


Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library


Wednesday, March 22, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017 11:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017 5:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors.

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017 6:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017 7:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Join Isabella Conservation District Education Coordinator Mike LeValley for CREATING HABITAT WITH NATIVE PLANTS.

Participants will learn how to work with native plants in creating landscapes beneficial to wildlife. Design and choice of plants for seasonal variety of food and shelter will be discussed, as well as plant hardiness to this zone. Choices are critical for migratory species as well as resident wildlife. Creating beneficial insect relationships to plantings are also key.

 This workshop is free and open to the public. Call Isabella Conservation District at 989-772-5927 or the Chippewa Watershed Conservancy at 989-772-5777 for more information.


Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Whether they are fighting with a bee about a banana, hiding from a leopard, or imitating other animals, literary monkeys area barrel of fun. Join us for some monkey business, including a craft, before the Curious George program.




Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Come monkey around and be curious just like your favorite monkey!

We will have crafts, snacks and or course, Curious George!


Thursday, March 23, 2017 5:00 PM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Faith Johnston Memorial Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Friday, March 24, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Sing and dance with your child! Wave some ribbons, play with scarves, tap some rhythm sticks, and shake some shaker eggs.


For children up to 5 years old.


Saturday, March 25, 2017 11:00 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Animal Tales continues the tradition of pairing stories and folk tales with live animals to launch the story off the page.

Hear a story about a certain animal then meet that animal up close and personal! Learn how they move and see if you can move like them!


Sunday, March 26, 2017 2:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

Players will run, dodge, and dive as they try to out-wit and out-blast the competition during NERF Mobile Games!

From 'Capture the Flag' to 'Eliminator' to the 'Zombies Vs. Humans,' players will put their physical and mental skills to the test with several game styles perfect for any size group or venue, indoors or out. 

We provide all NERF equipment including blasters, darts, team vests, safety goggles, and obstacles along with a friendly Host who will set-up, tear-down, and referee all of the exciting NERF action!

Limited to 50 attendees, ages 6 - 12.


Monday, March 27, 2017 9:30 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

For children 10 months to 2 years old.

Toddler Time is a developmentally appropriate, rich language, rhyming and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for all language and music!

Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Monday, March 27, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

CRDL Story times will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Story times your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


For ages 2-3


Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:15 AM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

For children up to 5 years old.

Tales & Tunes is a developmentally appropriate, rich language and musical environment where all children can develop a disposition toward becoming life-long readers while developing an appreciation for music! Parents, caregivers and children will interact with and respond to the best in children's literature through musical play. Through engaged, adult participation, our goal is to immerse children in a rich environment filled with the joy of story, music and movement.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017 11:15 AM

CRDL - Faith Johnston Memorial Library

For children 0-5.
CRDL Storytimes will help your you and your child communicate better by developing their ability to describe things and events and tell stories. By attending CRDL Storytimes your child will gain an interest and enjoyment for books and reading. Your child will be able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words and learn the difference between letters, their names and their sounds. Your child will also recognize print, learn how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017 3:30 PM

CRDL - Shepherd Community Library

Join us for Create, Make and Take Crafts. Shepherd Community Library invites children of all ages to come to the library to make crafts. The library will provide all the materials and directions to create your crafts. You only need to bring your creativity.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017 5:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors.

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6:00 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6:30 PM

CRDL - Veterans Memorial Library

The Tale-Waggers are bringing their 4 legged friends to the library and they're eager to hear a good story.


Sign your children up for a chance to read their favorite book(s) to some of the cuddliest dogs around.

Reading sessions are limited. Registration is required.

Experts have found that children who read at a level below their peers are often intimidated by reading aloud in a classroom setting. Thus reading becomes a chore. Children find that reading to an animal is less intimidating and less stressful than reading aloud in front of peers, teachers or parents.

The Tale-Waggers have worked for more than 9 years to improve the literacy skills of the children in our community through the use of certified therapy dogs as literacy mentors

Any child who wants to have fun reading with the dogs is accepted, as well as those who are struggling with reading skills and self-confidence. After all, it's fun to go to the library; it's fun to read for pleasure; and it's especially great to share this fun with a furry friend.


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