February 14, 2014 — Join the Library in celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Day at these programs:
Celebrate Dr. Seuss
Saturday, March 1, 11 a.m. for pre-K-grade 2 in the Library Center Story Hour Room. Celebrate the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss with crafts and games.
Build with Books for Read Across America Day
Saturday, March 1, 1-5 p.m. for all ages at the Fair Grove Branch Library. Celebrate "Read Across America Day" one day early with all things book-related. Show your love of the printed word with book crafts, books about books and by building structures with books. We'll even set up a domino book display to see who can get the longest domino chain.
It's a Seuss-a-Rama!
Monday, March 3, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. for preschool-grade 4 at the Ash Grove Branch Library. In honor of all things Seuss, drop by the Library to help us celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with books, crafts, puzzles and a prize drawing.
Happy Birthday to Seuss
Monday, March 3, 3:30 p.m. for grades K-2 at the Brentwood Branch Library. Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with "Cat in the Hat" games, Sneetch snacks, Seuss crafts and some of your favorite Seuss stories. Materials will be provided.
Read Across America with Springfield Mayor Bob Stephens
Friday, March 7, 10 a.m. for infant-grade 6 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library. "You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child" -Dr. Seuss. Share your love of reading with Mayor Bob Stephens as we celebrate Read Across America with books, Seuss-tastic games, crafts and activities. Materials will be provided.
Seuss-tacular Birthday Party
Monday, March 3, 3 p.m. for all ages at the Willard Branch Library. Pay homage to the genius responsible for creating some of the most enduring children's books with a visit to the Library! Stop by anytime between 3-5 p.m. to check out your favorite Dr. Seuss books, participate in Seuss-themed activities, make a craft and eat birthday cake. Materials will be provided.
Seuss Science Day
In addition, your favorite librarians will read Dr. Seuss stories from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. during Seuss Science Day on Feb. 22, at the Discovery Center.
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