WATERVILLE — Therapy dog friends from Kennebec Valley Love on a Leash will be in the Children’s Department at the Waterville Public Library from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at 73 Elm St., for read-aloud time.

The program is for children who want to practice their reading skills and for families who want a calming read-aloud opportunity. Children can spend 15 minutes with a dog who loves to listen.

Children are encouraged to bring their own book, or borrow one from the library.

To reserve a spot, visit form.jotform.com/80085169891163, call 680-2604 or stop by the library.