Possible COVID-19 Event Changes

Please note that some events in Utah County may have been canceled or postponed in consideration of the Governor’s recommendations regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Contact the official event planners or websites to verify schedules before attending.

 

placeholder

Virtual Book Buddies

  • Online/Virtual, UT 00000
  • Presented By: Salt Lake County Animal Services
  • Dates: 4/5/2021 - 4/30/2021
  • Location: Online/Virtual Space
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Price: Free Admission
  • Overview
    Participate in Virtual Book Buddies at Salt Lake County Animal Services! This is the perfect volunteer opportunity for children and a way to sooth a shelter pet, from the comfort of your home.Space is limited and registration is required.How Book Buddies Works:Join us virtually at Salt Lake County Animal Services for a 10 minute reading session with an animal at the shelter! This is for beginning level readers and up.There will be two opportunities each week to participate:Mondays: 3:30 - 5 PMFridays: 2 - 3:30 PM.Participants will sign up for a specific 10 minute segment. Upon registration, the participant will receive an email with a Zoom link for the upcoming session. Parents, please help your child log into the meeting a few minutes before their scheduled time.Register Online: bit.ly/slco_bookbuddiesYou will only be able to register 2 weeks out.Benefits:The program will help children improve their reading skills AND will help the shelter pets with socialization. Animals find the rhythmic sounds of a voice very soothing. Similar programs at other shelters across the country have seen the benefits the program has to offer.Questions? Email animalvolunteer@slco.org.
    Dates: 4/5/2021, 4/9/2021, 4/12/2021, 4/16/2021, 4/19/2021, 4/23/2021, 4/26/2021, 4/30/2021