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Shelter Programming and COVID-19: With the health and safety of our animals, staff, volunteers, and shelter visitors in mind, Willamette Humane Society will be canceling or postponing group events at the shelter, according to state government recommendations, for the time being. Please click here for the most current information.

Shelter Storytime (Kids Event)

Spring Sessions Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Concerns
Location: Willamette Humane Society, 4246 Turner Road in Salem

Do you have a child who wants to improve their reading skills or gain confidence? We have shelter dogs and cats who would love to help. Shelter Storytime is a program for kids ages 5 to 11 that connects them directly with shelter pets for community reading hours. Please note you must attending Shelter Storytime Orientation and register for each session. Click here to learn more and view upcoming dates.

For additional information or questions about Shelter Storytime, contact our Humane Education Program at