Read Across America Day 2020 takes place on March 2, 2020, and there are lots of local ways to celebrate both reading, and the amazing Dr. Seuss in Hampton Roads! Mark your calendars for:
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Dr Seuss @ Bookstore (Norfolk)
Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 10am-12pm
Location: The University Village Bookstore at ODU 4417 Monarch Way, Norfolk, VA 23508
Description: The annual CAT IN THE HAT event in celebration of the birthday of the creator of Dr Seuss and to participate in " READ ACROSS AMERICA " activities. There will be: face painters, children's readings from the Child Study Center faculty, balloons and hats, arts and crafts. All Free!
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday at Target (Hampton Roads Locations)
Date: Sat, Feb 29, 2020 from 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Find your local Target location.
Description: Visit your nearest store on 2/29, 10-11:30am for giveaways, activities, and a read-along of Happy Birthday to You! every 30 minutes.
February Story Time at Chick-Fil-A (Virginia Beach)
Date: Sat, Feb 29, 2020 at 10:30 AM
Location: Chick Fil A, 4752 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Description: Join us at 10:30am, February 29th in our play area for February Story Time! Our theme is Dr. Seuss! Children are invited to enjoy picture books read by our Story Lady, milk and cookies, and a special craft!
Storytime and Activities Celebrating Dr. Seuss! at Barnes & Noble (Hampton Roads Locations)
Date: Sat, Feb 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Location: Find your local Barnes & Noble location.
Description: Join us for a very Seussical Storytime. This special reading and activity time is in partnership with Read Across America!
Read Across America Day at Larchmont Library (Norfolk)
Date: Sat, Feb 29, 2020 from 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Larchmont Branch, Norfolk Public Library, 6525 Hampton Boulevard, Norfolk Va 23508
Description: Celebrate Read Across America Day a few days early! Join Read Across America and the Larchmont Branch for a day of book giveaways, live readings, arts & crafts, library card sign-ups, and other activities. The purpose of this event is to promote literacy and to get a book in the hands of all Norfolk students. Learn more about Read Across American's mission to promote literacy by supplying Norfolk schools with additional resources and reading materials for their students.
Monday, March 2, 2020
Read Across America at Main Library (Portsmouth)
Date: Mon, Mar 2, 2020 from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Portsmouth Public Library, 601 Court St, Portsmouth, VA
Description: Drop in all week as we celebrate Read Across America. Cat in the Hat needs a new hat. Design one for him & enter it into a contest.
Military: Fort Story - Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration (Virginia Beach)
Date: Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Location: JEB Fort Story Library, Solomons Rd., Bldg. T-530, Virginia Beach VA
Description: Join MWR at the Fort Story Library on Monday, March 2 at 4 p.m. for a Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration! Stop by and celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday along with "Read Across America" Day! Stop in for a story or two and some seussical activities! All ages are welcome! For more information, please call 757-422-7548.