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BARK! at Balboa

Kids Read to Dogs

  • Date: 02/28/2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Balboa Branch Library
    100 E. Balboa Boulevard
    Balboa, California 92661
  • Introduction: Share a book with a specially-trained therapy dog from “Beach Animals Reading with Kids” (BARK). Enjoy a book..and cuddle with a dog at the same time!

 Olivia reading to Sierra the dog

 BARK! At Balboa                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Practice your reading by sharing a book with a therapy dog from “Beach Animals Reading with Kids” (BARK).  Ten-minute reading slots are on a first-come, first-served basis and participation is limited by dog team availability.

Designed for school-age children. Beginning-to-readers are welcome, too. Ages 4 and up. 

Where:  Newport Beach Public Library Balboa Branch 100 E. Balboa Blvd. 949-644-3076

When:  Wednesday, February 28th 4-5 pm 

Information:  949-717-3818 or

How:   Sit. Stay. Read!     

Cali reading to Napoleon the dog          BARK "Beach Animals Reading with Kids" logo                                                        




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