Today is a special day. it’s the birthday of famous children’s book author Dr. Seuss! Theodore Seuss Geisel authored some of the most beloved children’s books of all time. Forty-six of them, to be exact. Who hasn’t read Green Eggs and Ham to their kids? How about Hop on Pop or Horton Hatches the Egg? Kids and adults LOVE these books – the clever rhyming, the colorful images, and of course, the positive messages. Celebrate this wonderful man all week long here in Sacramento. Take a look at the birthday events going on around town.
3/2 – Read Across America Storytime at Barnes & Noble – Join Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Natomas for a fun family evening celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Your kids will enjoy storytime and activities.
3/3 – Read Across America: Pajama Storytime at Rio Linda Library – Let’s celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with a pajama storytime in the library. Special guests will read their favorite books, we’ll serve a bedtime snack, and sing a lullaby. Jammies, slippers, and favorite stuffed animals are encouraged. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Rio Linda Library.
3/5 – Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Read-a-thon and Party at the North Highlands-Antelope Library – Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 111th birthday with reading and listening to your favorite Seuss’ stories such as Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs & Ham, the Lorax and others. We will enjoy even more activities and prizes this year and don’t forget–there will be plenty of cake and Grinch Punch. Teen and parent volunteers are welcome! Free admission.
3/5 – Dr. Seuss Party at McKinley Library – Come celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday with this Dr. Seuss-themed party! We will read a Dr. Seuss story, make slimy oobleck, create our own Dr. Seuss crafts and creations, and enjoy Dr. Seuss-themed snacks.
3/7 – A Seussical Celebration at Pocket Library – You’re invited to a special celebration in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday (March 2). Sacramento Public Library Director Rivkah Sass (and her sidekick Abe), former City Councilmember Robbie Waters, Lt. Terrell Marshall, and award-winning author JaNay Brown-Wood will share some of their favorite stories.
3/14 – Dr. Seuss Party at Ella K. McClatchy Library – Come celebrate Dr. Suess’ birthday the this Dr. Suess-themed party! We will read a Dr. Seuss story, make slimy oobleck, create our ownDr. Seuss craft and creations and enjoy Dr.Seuss-themed snacks.