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Read to a Dog at the Library!

September 17, 2014 by pjorgensen

Photo of dogs and books Lincoln City Libraries and Healing Heart Therapy Dogs, a local therapy dog organization, are providing an opportunity for children ages 6 to 12 to polish their reading skills this summer. Therapy teams made up of a dog and its handler are partnered with children who can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a dog.

Children read to dogs in 20-minute shifts once a week for four weeks. The next session begins the week of September 22 and runs through November 3. Pre-registration is required; see the contact information below to register.

Eiseley Branch Library
1530 Superior Street
Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; contact Dan at 402-730-5274 or dan@millcoffee.com

Gere Branch Library
2400 S. 56th Street
Saturdays, 4:00-6:00 p.m.; contact Katherine at zupconsult@gmail.com

Healing Heart Dogs - logoSouth Branch Library
2675 South Street
Thursday 5:30-7:30 p.m., contact Jayne at Apa-jayne@neb.rr.com

Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th Street
Monday, 6:00-8:00 p.m., email Angela at Anjherbert@me.com





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Bethany Books Talk - March 15, 2013

November 07, 2013 by Webmaster

Life and Death and Everything In Between


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Life and Death and Everything In BetweenKathryn, from the Bennett Martin Public Library, discusses books that deal with life, death, dogs and other topics. A booklist based on this talk is also available.









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Spencer Quinn's "Dog On It"

February 01, 2011 by sdc
During our January 2011 meeting, the Just Desserts mystery fiction group discussed Spencer Quinn's first Chet & Bernie mystery, Dog On It.

This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on January 27th, 2011. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book (and series) in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us next on February 24th, 2011, at South Branch Library (6:45 p.m.), as we discuss author Alan Bradley's The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, the first in a popular new series that's already seen three volumes released. Additional titles for upcoming months' discussions have also been posted to the Book Groups page on the libraries' BookGuide web site.

And, for additional reminders about upcoming Just Desserts meetings, don't forget to sign up for the Just Desserts e-mail list. Or, if you're logged into your account on Facebook, you can visit the Events page for the Lincoln City Libraries, and mark whether or not you plan to attend upcoming sessions of Just Desserts!




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