Read to the dogs
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Kanawha County Public Library is again offering the Tales to Tails program, which helps children who have difficulty reading, especially reading aloud.
Often working with a therapy dog helps young readers relax while they practice a new skill in a fun way. The drop-in program is geared for new and hesitant readers from kindergarten through sixth grade. Here is the program schedule:
Main Library: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17
Dunbar Branch Library: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 9
Cross Lanes Branch Library: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 16
Elk Valley Branch Library: 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 6.
Sissonville Branch Library: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13
'Little House' portrayal
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Storyteller, actor and writer Karen Vuranch will portray Laura Ingalls Wilder, homesteader and author of the "Little House" books, at several county libraries in a living history performance that blends scholarly research and active dialogue.