Huntington, Markle libraries offer spring ‘Paws-to-Read’ program

The Huntington and Markle libraries are offering a spring "Paws-to-Read" program.

The program is offered to children between the ages of 6 and 12.

The mission of the program is to improve the literacy skills of children with the assistance of registered canine reading companions. Children will participate in one-on-one sessions, where they will practice reading aloud to trained therapy dogs.

The main library will hold "Paws-to-Read" every Saturday morning, from March 8 to April 26, by appointment only.
The main library is located at 255 W. Park Drive, in Huntington.

The Markle branch will hold Saturday morning sessions on March 8 and March 15, with additional dates to be determined. The sessions are available by appointment only. The Markle branch is located at 197 E. Morse St., in Markle.

For more information or to register call the main library at 356-0824 or the Markle branch at 758-3332.