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Barking Book Buddies Sunday, October 20th

October 20, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Barking Book Buddies
 
Are your children looking for some extra practice expanding their reading skills? CBHS offers a fun new program where children ages 6-12 have the opportunity to grab a book and read out loud to a shelter dog. This has been shown to benefit both the children, who are sharpening their reading skills, and the shelter dogs needing socialization while awaiting their new homes. 

This program will be offered on certain Sundays from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the CBHS Adoption Center located at 1166 West Airline Highway, Waterloo.
Dates are:
Oct. 20
Nov. 3
Dec. 1
Jan. 5
Feb. 2
Mar. 1
Apr. 5
May 3

Twenty minute reading times are available between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Barking Book Buddies can accommodate 24 children over that time period. 

If you are interested click here to fill out an online application and schedule your reading time. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please call 319-232-6887.

Books will be provided or participants are able to bring their own. 

This program, Barking Book Buddies, is organized and run by Devin O'Loughlin and Medha Patel.


Get in Touch

Location
1166 West Airline Highway 
Waterloo, IA 50703-9634

Phone
319-232-6887

Adoption Center Hours
Open Tues. - Sun., 10am - 5pm
Closed on Mondays

Phone
319-232-6887

Intake Center Hours
Open seven days a week,
8am - 5pm

Phone
319-232-6887

Animal Control 
Hours
Open Mon. - Fri., 8am - 5pm

Phone
319-235-5335