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Read Across America Events 2018

 

Dr. Seuss said it best: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Celebrate his 114th birthday (March 2) and the 20th annual Read Across America Day by reading, discovering and going to festive places and parties in his honor.

For quick reference, look for colors & state abbreviations to find your area:
PENNSYLVANIA
NEW JERSEY
DELAWARE

 

Thursday, March 1

NJ Celebrate Read Across America at the Swedesboro Library, Swedesboro, NJ. Expect stories and crafts.

NJ Celebrating Seuss at the Gloucester Township Library, Blackwood, NJ. Festivities include crafts, giveaways and snacks. 

NJ Dr. Seuss Scavenger Hunt and Craft at the Evesham Library, Marlton, NJ.

PA Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration at the Cobbs Creek Library, Phila. Storeis, cake and ice cream.

NJ Seuss on the Loose at the Glassboro Library, Glassboro, NJ. Magician Brian Richards puts on a themed show.

 

Friday, March 2

DE Celebrating Dr. Seuss at Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, DE. Look for a fox in a box, try to catch one fish, two fish and celebrate with colorful crafts and birthday hats.

PA Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration at Barnes & Noble, Phila. Pay homage to the author with literacy-themed games, activities and stories.

NJ Dr. Seuss Celebration at the Franklin Township Library, Franklinville, NJ. There’ll be puppets, magic, storytelling and rhyming, as well as a cupcake area.

DE Dr. Seuss Pajama Storytime at Gymboree Play & Music, Wilmington, DE. Dr. Seuss stories will be projected onto the play space’s wall. Pajamas encouraged.

NJ Dr. Seuss Scavenger Hunt and Craft at the Evesham Library, Marlton, NJ.

NJ Dr. Seuss Storytime at the Pinelands Library, Medford, NJ.

NJ Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration at Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. Enjoy storytime with the Cat in the Hat.

DE Read Across America Day at the Brandywine Hundred Library, Wilmington, DE. Join popular Seuss characters for storytime. 

 

Saturday, March 3

PA Dr. Seuss Storytime at the Tinicum Memorial Public Library, Essington, PA.

PA Read Across America at the Elmwood Park Zoo, Norristown, PA. Festivities includes an appearance by local kid-lit author Jerry Spinelli and a book fair.

PA Seussology at the Phoenixville Public Library, Phoenixville, PA. Enjoy a Seuss game show, Foot Book dance, tongue-twisting rhymes and storytime.

 

Wednesday, March 7

DE Dr. Seuss Storytime at the Greenwood Public Library, Greenwood, DE. Music, poetry and crafts are all part of the fun.

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