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Chase the Dog Returns!

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Our beloved Chase the Dog is returning for the Read to a Dog Program!
Every Tuesday between 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
beginning May 6 until August 26
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your child can come read to Chase and then choose a toy from the treasure chest. No sign up is necessary; just come on Tuesday evenings!

Please call the library at 714-826-4100 an hour before you come just in case the program needed to be canceled for the evening.

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Buena Park Reads Together 2014!

Weekends with Daisy

This April, The Buena Park Library will be holding its fourth annual community wide event: Buena Park Reads Together!

This program is designed to bring our community together through interactive programs, discussions and family fun inspired by this year’s chosen book, Weekends with Daisy by Sharon Kahn Luttrell.

In Weekends with Daisy, a volunteer service dog trainer tells the story of her relationships with an endearing yellow Labrador puppy and its felon partner in the Prison PUP program.

Join us this April for a month-long celebration of service animals and their caretakers, and the joy that animals bring to our lives!

Schedule of Events

  • April 1st – 5th: All regularly scheduled children’s storytimes will be dog-themed!
  • Saturday April 5th at 2 pm: Family Program – Learn about the California prison dog programs and meet a service dog in training with Pathways to Hope.
  • April 7th – 27th: Monday nights at 6:30, kids can practice reading aloud to a friendly dog with the BARK program.
  • Saturday April 12th at 2 pm: Family Program – Responsible Pet Ownership for Children and Their Parents.
  • Saturday April 19th at 2 pm: Family Program – Meet certified therapy dogs and learn about animal therapy with the Pet Prescription Team.
  • Thursday April 24th at 1 & 6:30 pm: Book discussion meetings for Weekends with Daisy.
  • Friday April 25th at 3 pm: Family Program – special dog-themed Fantabulous Friday!

For more information, please call the library at 714.826.4100 x125
or visit our virtual branch at http://www.buenaparklibrary.org.