Education

"Tank" Visits Somerville Library to "Tutor" Young Readers

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"Tank" helped Amelia Hanks practice her reading skills by sharing a dog-themed story at the Somerville Library last week. Credits: Courtesy SCLSNJ
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SOMERVILLE, NJ - He's as big as he is gentle, trained to help children focus and improve their reading skills.'

His name is "Tank," a two-year-old Newfoundland who makes frequent visits to area libraries.

Last week he visited the Somerville branch of the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey where he helped Amelia Hanks practice her reading skills by sharing a dog-themed story.

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"Tank" will return to the Somerville library on July 6 and July 20.

Learn more at sclsnj.libnet.info/events.

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