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‘Wag a Tale’ to be held October 16

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“Wag a Tale at the Library…Read to the Library Dogs” will take place Tuesday, October 16th  6:00 P.M. at the Leesburg Library.  Sponsored by the Lee County Library, this children’s program is free and open to the public.  For more information, please call 759-2369.

Children are able to read their favorite book to therapy dogs.  All teams are registered Delta Society Pet Partners ®.  Reading sessions are drop in and should last no more than 15 minutes each.  A skilled Paws Patrol handler will be present at all times.

Wag a Tale at the Library is a program designed for children of all ages to read aloud to dogs.  The dogs are trained to sit and listen to the stories.  Children who have a hard time reading in front of people build confidence in this non-threatening and stress free environment.  The dogs are non-judgmental and accept the stories exactly as they are read.  Children can improve reading skills and boost their self-esteem to become motivated, successful readers.

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