Dog Ears Bookstore & Literary Arts Center will host a free after school program for students in grades three through seven beginning Sept. 30 and running through the school year. The program will be offered from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. every Monday through Thursday at the bookstore, located at 688 Abbott Road, Buffalo. The program is sponsored by Erie County Youth Services.

Each day will target a different set of skills. Services provided will include:

• ELA homework assistance

• Reading comprehension passages

• Vocabulary enrichment

• Test-taking strategies

• Organizational skill building

• Study skills

• Peer tutoring with Bishop Timon – St. Jude High School and Mount Mercy Academy students

From 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., the focus will be on homework help and skill building, while ELA games, fun activities, group work and clubs will continue from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

The program will be facilitated by New York State-certified teachers. For more information or to register, please call Dog Ears Bookstore at 823-2665.

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