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Huntington & Markle Libraries host Paws to Read, Huntington Library holds Daddy/Daughter Hair Fair and INSPIRE workshop in March

The Huntington and Markle libraries will kick off this spring’s Paws to Read sessions this March. Huntington will have sessions each Saturday morning, where children who are learning to read can practice, judgment free, with a registered therapy dog. Markle’s sessions will be March 11th and 18th, as well as April 1st and 22nd. All…

October brings Paws to Read, Gene Stratton-Porter celebration to Huntington & Markle libraries

The Huntington and Markle Libraries will continue their fall Paws to Read sessions this year on Saturday mornings in October and November. Paws to Read is a time for children to read aloud to registered therapy dogs in a fun and relaxed environment. Children reading to therapy dogs nationwide show improved reading skills, improved self-esteem,…

Kid Writers’ Workshop, Paws To Read coming to Huntington Library in February & March

The Huntington Library will hold a Writer’s Workshop for children in grades K-3. Library staff will help kids brainstorm ideas and characters, organize their story, and finalize it – including illustrations! Staff will also have information on hand for the annual PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest for those interested in participating. The workshop takes place…

Children can practice reading skills with man’s best friend during fall Paws-to-Read sessions at Huntington Library

The Huntington Library, in conjunction with Canine Companions, is now accepting signups for the Paws-To-Read fall sessions. Paws-To-Read allows children to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a registered therapy dog. Children who participate in Paws-To-Read nationwide show improved reading skills & self-esteem, find reading more enjoyable, and feel more pride in their…