T.A.I.L.S. is a free, motivational, confidence building, canine-assisted reading program for children (in grades 1-7) who are experiencing difficulties with reading.
Certified dogs (Claire) and handler (Laurie) will provide a calming, non-judgemental environment for your child to read to a therapy dog for 20 minutes once a week for 6 weeks.
A few notes about the program held at Jake Epp Library.
- Children must have basic reading skills to be registered. This program is reserved for children in grades 1-7 who are experiencing difficulties with reading.
- Children must be available to attend all 6 sessions (unless an emergency or illness arises). Please see the dates listed.
- Parent/guardian of children must remain inside the library for the duration of the session.
- Space is limited, registration is required.
- This program is free, and a library membership is not required. Open to both Steinbach residents and non-residents
6 sessions • 20 minutes each
3:30-3:50 or 4:00-4:20 or 4:30-4:50
Tuesdays, April 4, 11, 18, 25 + May 9, 16
*NOTE* there is no session on May 2
Online registration begins March 27 at 10:00am and will be available at jakeepplibrary.com/events, or from the following link: TAILS registration
Questions or inquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org
This program provided by the partnership with St. John Ambulance’s Animal Therapy Service Volunteers.