Dog-themed fun books a place at Great Yarmouth library
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Great Yarmouth library is going barking mad over the half term holiday.
As well as finding a book to curl up with children can enjoy a range of crafts focussed on all things canine.
The hands-on event is timed to coincide with the Chinese Year of the Dog and takes place on Wednesday, February 14, 2-4pm.
Then on Saturday February 17 there will be a range of dog-themed activities and a chance for children to mingle with a special guest - Pets as Therapy (PAT) dog Lily.
Lily will be arriving at 1pm with her owner Anne.
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It is being billed as “an ideal opportunity for children to build confidence around dogs.”
Animals are credited with having a calming effect on people.
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It is claimed that interacting with an animal can reduce anxiety and improve mood and they are now familiar visitors to care homes and hospitals.
The event runs from 1-4pm.