First there was Overboard, and now there’s Weekends with Daisy!
A moving memoir by Massachusetts resident Sharron Kahn Luttrell about her impulsive decision to apply to become a weekend puppy raiser for a group that trains service dogs and the time she spent sharing lovable Daisy with an inmate at the J.J. Moran Medium Security Facility in Cranston, Rhode Island.
Storytime with Lily the Chocolate Lab
Saturday, Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m.
A therapy dog team from Dog Bones in Scituate is the featured attraction at a family storytime with children's librarian Miss Marie.
Prison PUP Partnership: How Service Dogs Are Trained by Inmates
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 7:00 p.m.
The Prison Pup Partnership is a program run by NEADS -- National Education for Assistance Dog Services. 90-95% of NEADS puppies are trained in 10 correctional facilities throughout New England. Dawn Anderson, a staffer with NEADS in Massachusetts, will explain how the program works at MCI Plymouth and how local families can become involved.
Evening Book Discussion: Weekends with Daisy
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Join Jean for an evening book discussion of Weekends with Daisy. Be sure to pick up a copy of the book with your library card ahead of time!
Read to Koda
Thursday, Oct. 29, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
An after-school event for children grades 1+ to read one-on-one to Koda, a R.E.A.D.-trained therapy dog. Koda is a big, friendly, non-judgmental, 7 ½-year-old Newfoundland!
Author Visit! Sharron Kahn Luttrell, author of Weekends with Daisy
Saturday, Nov. 14, 11:00 a.m.
You’ve read the book, now come and meet Sharron, who will talk about her experiences and hopefully be able to bring along a special four-legged guest!
Afternoon Book Discussion, Weekends with Daisy
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Join Susan for an evening book discussion of Weekends with Daisy. Be sure to pick up a copy of the book with your library card ahead of time!
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