The Ygnacio Valley Library's ARF's All Ears Reading program is on the second Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Registration is required and opens two weeks before each session. See our online calendar at www.ccclib.org/locations/ygnaciovalley. Dogs are great listeners! Practice reading aloud for 20-30 minutes with a dog from All Ears Reading, a program of ARF. Please arrive five minutes before your registration time. No-show spaces will be given to people on the waiting list. Please note:Attendee must be between the grades of 1 and 5 and Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.
Children can have fun and practice their literacy skills by reading to a dog on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Bring your own book or pick up a library book. Sign up for a 15 minute time slot at the Information Desk. In the children's room at the Lafayette Library. For more information call the library at 925-385-2280. For grade K-5.
Reading with animals is a great way for reluctant readers to improve their reading skills. Join ARF for a relaxed, non-judgmental and encouraging reading environment. Children will have the opportunity to read aloud to a dog from ARF's therapy team. Pre-registration is required and begins 2 weeks prior to event. Children must be in grades 1-5. Look to see when the dogs will be at the library. You must register online by going to http://ccclib.org/locations/dougherty.html and click on Events. For further information contact the library at (925)973-3380.
The Walnut Creek Library's ARF's All Ears Reading program is for children in grades 1-5. Pre-registration is required and is limited to one 30 minute session each month. Sessions begin at 4:00 and 4:30 and take place the second Monday of the month; There is no All Ears Reading on November 12th due to Veteran’s Day Holiday.
Caregivers & other family members are asked to wait elsewhere in the library during the thirty minute sessions.
Register online by going to ccclib.org/locations/
Held in the Oak View Room
Drop In All Ears Reading®
If you can’t make it to the library on Mondays, or the registration list is full you can still read to Elsa & Ted, two dogs from ARF’s Pet Hug Pack at our drop in sessions on the 4th Thursday of the month between 4:00 & 5:00 p.m.