On May 12 and May 26, 15-minute reading sessions are available in the Children's Room of the library, 488 Freedom Plains Road, Poughkeepsie.
Seven sessions are available on both days, starting at 3 p.m. and continuing through 4:30 p.m. To register, visit the library's website or call (845)-452-3141.
Library officials say the program, Canine Book Nook, offers children a chance to read in a fun and no-stress environment. O'Neill is a volunteer with Therapy Dogs International, officials said.
Children are encouraged to bring their favorite books.
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