'Sophie' Is Coming BACK to the Destin LibraryName: 'Sophie' Is Coming BACK to the Destin LibraryDate: October 15, 2016 - November 12, 2016Event Description:Children ages 6 to 12 years are invited to stop by the Destin Library on Saturday morning, September 17th, and October 15th, (10:00 AM – 12 Noon) and "Meet and Read to Sophie".
Sophie is a therapy dog trained by local resident Debbie Linton and certified by Therapy Dog International.
“Sophie visited us in April, May and June of this year and was a huge success with the kids,” said Will Rogers, Destin’s Youth Services Librarian.
The program provides an opportunity through Tail Waggin' Tutors for children to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a dog.
This is a drop-in program, with 20 minute shifts. No preregistration is required and selected books will be made available by the library.
For more information contact the Destin Library at 850-837-8572.
Information about Therapy Dog International can be found at http://www.tdi-dog.org.