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The Friends of the Marin County Free Library donated recently dontaed $500 to the Marin Humane Society's SHARE (Special Human Animal Relationship) program as part of the alturistic Summer Reading program.  The Friends donated 50 cents per Summer Reading registration up to $500.  The goal of 1000 sign up has been surpassed and still counting.


The Marin Humane Society’s SHARE (Special Human Animal Relationship) program consists of a variety of wonderful services with the common goal of keeping good friends—people and companion animals—together.


SHARE’s pet care assistance program provides support to low income seniors and others in need to enable them to keep their animal companions. The support is in the form of pet food, veterinary care and volunteer support for deliveries, walking, transportation and other needs. The SHARE animal assisted therapy teams visit organizations and individuals through out Marin bringing them the comfort of an animal to assist with their care or provide an educational experience. The well trained teams visit senior communities, day programs, hospitals, schools and libraries. SHARE a Book helps children enjoy reading, build confidence and improve literacy skills.

http://www.marinhumanesociety.org/site/c.aiIOI3NLKgKYF/b.7727641/k.2DF/SHARE_Special_HumanAnimal_Relationships.htm

 

The video "The Page Turners" was recently filmed at the Corte Madera Library.  The Marin Humane Society works with libraries to creat comfortable reading opportunities.  Dogs teaching confidence and success to kids.

 

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Posted by: Damon Hill

Damon is the Library Services Manager of the Marin County Free Library.

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