March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday and the NEA (National Education Association) is celebrating the 20th Annual Read Across America Day. What is your favorite Dr. Seuss book? Ours is The Sleep Book, while we don’t read it every night, it comes out often.
The Twin Cities is joining the fun with 2018 celebrations at these locations:
- Red Balloon Bookshop • Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. • In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, you are invited to an extra-special Seussy storytime. (Ticketed Event. $5/family)
- Barnes & Noble Stores • Friday March 2, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. • Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration • Storytime, activities and crafts. Participating locations: Roseville (HarMar), Calhoun, Maplewood Mall, Mall of America, Eagan, Eden Prairie, Woodbury. HarMar is also hosting another Dr. Seuss storytime on Februrary 24th @ 11 am.
- Anoka County Library • All 8 Branches • Saturday, March 3, 2018 • Reading Across America Day Celebrations • Special events at each location. Search the library calendar with keyword, “Seuss”.
- Your Home • Anytime • NEA offered this Classroom Activity Guide in 2017. It is geared toward schools, but the activities can easily be done at home. Or just pick up your favorite Seuss book and read. Or Check out these 24 Cat in the Hat Crafts from Non-Toy Gifts.
- Your Home (Digital) • Anytime • Learn more about Dr. Seuss and his books or just play games at Seussville. (Note: This is one of those instantly noisy websites. You might not want to open it right after you get the baby to sleep.)
- Don’t forget to actually read the books, too! I bet you already have them at home. If not, the box set below is an Amazon affiliate link. Family Fun Twin Cities receives a small portion of any sales through our site.
If you can wait a month and a half:
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