Our reading enrichment program for children ages 5 to 12 makes reading fun, boosts confidence and encourages respectful, humane treatment for all animals. It offers children the opportunity to read animal related short stories of their choice to dogs in our Companion Animal Program. Not only does this make reading fun, it also builds a child’s confidence in reading aloud.

The available books will help children realize that animals experience a range of emotions similar to their own and that they have basic needs much like those of humans. This, in turn, encourages them to appreciate the importance of treating all animals, nonhuman and human, with respect and kindness.

Check our schedule for a chance to read to a curious canine.

Sep
25
Mon
Barks and Books @ La Pintoresca Branch Library
Sep 25 @ 3:00 pm

Barks and Books is our reading enrichment program for children ages 5 to 12 that makes reading fun, boosts confidence and encourages respectful, humane treatment for all animals. It offers children the opportunity to read animal related short stories of their choice to dogs in our Companion Animal Program.

Barks and Books is currently available at 18 libraries in our service cities. No reservation necessary. Please contact Kimberly Tripp at 626.792.7151 ext. 114 or ktripp@pasadenahumane.org with any questions.

Sep
26
Tue
Barks and Books @ Hill Avenue Branch Library
Sep 26 @ 3:30 pm

Barks and Books is our reading enrichment program for children ages 5 to 12 that makes reading fun, boosts confidence and encourages respectful, humane treatment for all animals. It offers children the opportunity to read animal related short stories of their choice to dogs in our Companion Animal Program.

Barks and Books is currently available at 18 libraries in our service cities. No reservation necessary. Please contact Kimberly Tripp at 626.792.7151 ext. 114 or ktripp@pasadenahumane.org with any questions.

Oct
2
Mon
Barks and Books @ San Rafael Branch Library
Oct 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Barks and Books is our reading enrichment program for children ages 5 to 12 that makes reading fun, boosts confidence and encourages respectful, humane treatment for all animals. It offers children the opportunity to read animal related short stories of their choice to dogs in our Companion Animal Program.

Barks and Books is currently available at 18 libraries in our service cities. No reservation necessary. Please contact Kimberly Tripp at 626.792.7151 ext. 114 or ktripp@pasadenahumane.org with any questions.

Oct
5
Thu
Barks and Books @ Pacific Park Library
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm

Barks and Books is our reading enrichment program for children ages 5 to 12 that makes reading fun, boosts confidence and encourages respectful, humane treatment for all animals. It offers children the opportunity to read animal related short stories of their choice to dogs in our Companion Animal Program.

Barks and Books is currently available at 18 libraries in our service cities. No reservation necessary. Please contact Kimberly Tripp at 626.792.7151 ext. 114 or ktripp@pasadenahumane.org with any questions.

Oct
7
Sat
Barks and Books @ Linda Vista Branch Library
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am

Barks and Books is our reading enrichment program for children ages 5 to 12 that makes reading fun, boosts confidence and encourages respectful, humane treatment for all animals. It offers children the opportunity to read animal related short stories of their choice to dogs in our Companion Animal Program.

Barks and Books is currently available at 18 libraries in our service cities. No reservation necessary. Please contact Kimberly Tripp at 626.792.7151 ext. 114 orktripp@pasadenahumane.org with any questions.

Barks and Books @ Arcadia Public Library
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am

Barks and Books is our reading enrichment program for children ages 5 to 12 that makes reading fun, boosts confidence and encourages respectful, humane treatment for all animals. It offers children the opportunity to read animal related short stories of their choice to dogs in our Companion Animal Program.

Barks and Books is currently available at 18 libraries in our service cities. No reservation necessary. Please contact Kimberly Tripp at 626.792.7151 ext. 114 orktripp@pasadenahumane.org with any questions.

Oct
9
Mon
Barks and Books @ South Pasadena Public Library
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm

Barks and Books is our reading enrichment program for children ages 5 to 12 that makes reading fun, boosts confidence and encourages respectful, humane treatment for all animals. It offers children the opportunity to read animal related short stories of their choice to dogs in our Companion Animal Program.

Barks and Books is currently available at 18 libraries in our service cities. No reservation necessary. Please contact Kimberly Tripp at 626.792.7151 ext. 114 orktripp@pasadenahumane.org with any questions.

Barks and Books @ La Pintoresca Branch Library
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm

Barks and Books is our reading enrichment program for children ages 5 to 12 that makes reading fun, boosts confidence and encourages respectful, humane treatment for all animals. It offers children the opportunity to read animal related short stories of their choice to dogs in our Companion Animal Program.

Barks and Books is currently available at 18 libraries in our service cities. No reservation necessary. Please contact Kimberly Tripp at 626.792.7151 ext. 114 or ktripp@pasadenahumane.org with any questions.

Oct
10
Tue
Barks and Books @ Crowell Public Library
Oct 10 @ 3:15 pm

Barks and Books is our reading enrichment program for children ages 5 to 12 that makes reading fun, boosts confidence and encourages respectful, humane treatment for all animals. It offers children the opportunity to read animal related short stories of their choice to dogs in our Companion Animal Program.

Barks and Books is currently available at 18 libraries in our service cities. No reservation necessary. Please contact Kimberly Tripp at 626.792.7151 ext. 114 or ktripp@pasadenahumane.org with any questions.

Barks and Books @ Hastings Branch Library
Oct 10 @ 3:30 pm

Barks and Books is our reading enrichment program for children ages 5 to 12 that makes reading fun, boosts confidence and encourages respectful, humane treatment for all animals. It offers children the opportunity to read animal related short stories of their choice to dogs in our Companion Animal Program.

Barks and Books is currently available at 18 libraries in our service cities. No reservation necessary. Please contact Kimberly Tripp at 626.792.7151 ext. 114 or ktripp@pasadenahumane.org with any questions.