Bergen County Libraries Are Celebrating Read Across America Day


Bookworms, rejoice. National Education Association’s Read Across America Day is coming up on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday. It’s purpose: motivate kids and celebrate reading by using resources and activities to make reading a priority. These Bergen County libraries are getting involved, with their own activities for a Seusstastic story-filled day.
 
Why: Get your kids excited about books with this fun program.
When: Thursday March 1, 6 pm
Where: Englewood Public Library
 
 
Why: Seuss storytime plus snacks for everyone.
When: Thursday March 1, 10:30-11 am
Where: Ridgewood Public Library
 
Why: Grades K-3 will listen to Seuss classics and make a craft.
When: Thursday March 1, 4:30-5:30 pm
Where: River Edge Public Library
 
Why: It’s an all-out Seuss party with snacks, crafts, games, goody bags and good reads.
When: Friday March 2, 3:30-4:30 pm
Where: Northvale Public Library
 
Why: Dr. Seuss stories and crafts for kids in grades k-2. Advance registration.
When: Friday March 2, 3:30 pm
Where: River Vale Public Library
 
 
Why: Storytime and craft for all!
When: Friday March 2, 4-4:45 pm
Where: Teaneck Public Library
 
Why: Join the all-day activities, storytimes, silliest scavenger hunt and birthday raffle.
When: Friday March 2, 12-5 pm
Where: Ridgefield Library
 
Why: Jay Jay the Bubble Guy will help celebrate, plus winners of the annual bookmark contest are announced.
When: Friday March 2, 3:45 pm
Where: Township of Washington Public Library
 
Why: Enjoy a craft and snack while librarians share their book faves.
When: Friday March 2, 3-3:45 pm
Where: Paramus Public Library
 
Why: Budding artists can create a Seuss-inspired masterpiece.
When: Friday March 2, 3:30-4:30 pm
Where: Mahwah Public Library
 
Why: Spend the morning enjoying Dr. Seuss stories, crafts and more fun.
When: Saturday March 3, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Where: Bogota Public Library
 
Why: Kids ages 2-5 can celebrate the beloved author with a Cat in the Hat craft and story.
When: Wednesday March 14, 10:30-11 am
Where: Emerson Public Library
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