WHISPER THE DOG is shown in this photograph. Whisper will be at the Milford Public Library Sept. 24 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Students can sign up at the children’s desk to read to Whisper for 20 minutes. According to library staff, reading to Whisper is an opportunity for reluctant readers who have trouble reading out loud in front of a class. Whisper is a certified therapy dog. She is 8 years old and has been visiting libraries for the past two years. Whisper loves for people to read to her, library staffers report.