Designed to provide a relaxed, non-threatening atmosphere which encourages children to practice their reading skills and develop a love of reading.
The programme uses dogs who are the beloved pets of the Christchurch City Council Animal Management team.
These furry friends have all been trained and tested for health, safety, and temperament.
Library staff and a dog handler will be present at all times to help facilitate the sessions.
Tuesdays during term time, 3:30-4:30pm.
Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Road (by the Palms Mall). Please call 941-7923 to book your child's free, 15 minute session. For more info visit www.christchurchcitylibraries.com