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11 Dr. Seuss-Themed Events for Read Across America Day

You could not, would not want to miss a Seussian celebration such as this.

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On March 2, take part in a nationwide reading celebration in honor of Dr. Seuss” birthday and Read Across America Day. The annual event, spearheaded by the National Education Association, honors the beloved children’s book author and encourages children to read during special storytimes and events held at libraries and bookstores around the country. To celebrate the occasion, here is a roundup of Seussian events happening in Denver and beyond.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Storytime

Celebrate the beloved author with a fun-filled storytime featuring coloring, activities, and more.

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Date: February 25

Time: 11 a.m.

Location: Barnes & Noble, multiple locations

Cost: free

Website:barnesandnoble.com

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Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party

Visit the library for a special storytime, crafts, and snacks in honor of Dr. Seuss” birthday.

Date: February 28

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Location: Arvada Library, 7525 W. 57th Ave., Arvada

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Cost: free

Website:jeffcolibrary.org

Dr. Seuss Storytime

Enjoy a special storytime in celebration of Dr. Seuss” birthday.

Date: March 1

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Time: 10:30 a.m.

Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Library, 9898 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora

Cost: free

Website:auroragov.org

Dr. Seuss Reader’s Theater

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Celebrate Dr. Seuss” birthday with the library’s first-ever reader’s theater. Pick your favorite Dr. Seuss story and act it out. Ages four to nine.

Date: March 2

Time: 4 to 4:40 p.m.

Location: Standley Lake Library, 8485 Kipling St., Arvada

Cost: free

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Website:jeffcolibrary.org

Dr. Seuss” Birthday Party

Enjoy games, crafts, a photo booth, and snacks in honor of Dr. Seuss” birthday. Ages birth to fifth grade.

Date: March 4

Time: 3 to 4 p.m.

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Location: Green Valley Ranch Branch Library, 4856 N. Andes Ct., Denver

Cost: free

Website:denverlibrary.org

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

Celebrate Dr. Seuss” birthday and Read Across America with a reader’s theater, special crafts, and games. All ages.

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Date: March 4

Time: 1 to 3 p.m.

Location: Belmar Library, 555 S. Allison Pkwy., Lakewood

Cost: free

Website:jeffcolibrary.org

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Dr. Seuss” Birthday Party

Celebrate the author’s birthday with stories, wacky crafts, and activities. Registration required.

Date: March 4

Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Golden Library, 1019 10th St., Golden

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Cost: free

Website:jeffcolibrary.org

Read Across America with The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat is traveling across America, making a stop in Boulder for a special storytime in celebration of Dr. Seuss” birthday.

Date: March 5

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Time: 11 a.m.

Location: Boulder Bookstore, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder

Cost: free

Website:boulderbookstore.net

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party

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Wear a red and white striped hat in honor of Dr. Seuss” birthday and celebrate with a special storytime followed by crafts and snacks.

Date: March 7

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Location: Lakewood Library, 10200 W. 20th Ave., Lakewood

Cost: free

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Website:jeffcolibrary.org

Seuss-A-Palooza

Celebrate Dr. Seuss with a special show featuring Master Magician Mark Strivings.

Date: March 18

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

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Location: George Reynolds Branch, 3595 Table Mesa Dr., Boulder

Cost: free

Website:boulderlibrary.org

Seuss-A-Palooza

Celebrate Dr. Seuss” birthday with a fun performance from Master Magician Mark Strivings.

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Date: March 18

Time: 3 to 4 p.m.

Location: Meadows Branch, 4800 Baseline Rd., Boulder

Cost: free

Website:boulderlibrary.org

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