2017-09-01 / Family

Reading buddies turn the pages


Photos by DIANNE AVERY/Acorn Newspapers Photos by DIANNE AVERY/Acorn Newspapers LISTENERS UNLEASHED—Above, 5-year-old Penélope Feit of Simi Valley reads to Crystal during the Bark Buddies reading event at Simi Valley Library on Aug. 23. The black Labrador is just one of the therapy dogs that patiently sit and listen to stories read by children every Wednesday. Top left, Dominic Injijian, 8, of Simi Valley reads a “Curious George” book to Toby. Bottom left, Gianmarco Villalva, 9, of Simi Valley reads to Toby while the dog gives his mom, Milagros, a kiss.

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