Read Across America Day
Read Across America Day is celebrated annually on March 2nd. It is a day to celebrate reading and promote literacy among children and adults alike. The day is celebrated on the birthday of the famous children’s book author Dr. Seuss, who has inspired generations of children to read.
Here are some ways to celebrate Read Across America Day:
Read with children: One of the best ways to celebrate Read Across America Day is to read with children. Whether you’re a parent, teacher, or mentor, you can read a book with a child and help promote literacy.
Visit a library: Visit your local library and browse the shelves for books that interest you. You can also attend a reading event or story time session to get into the spirit of Read Across America Day.
Share your favorite book: Share your favorite book with others and encourage them to read it. You can also start a book club with friends and discuss your favorite books.
Donate books: Donate books to local schools, libraries, or children’s hospitals to help promote literacy in your community.
Read to an elderly person: Reading isn’t just for children, it can also be enjoyed by elderly people. Take the time to read to an elderly person and share the joy of reading.
Read Across America Day is a great opportunity to celebrate reading and promote literacy. By reading with children, visiting a library, sharing your favorite book, donating books, and reading to an elderly person, you can celebrate Read Across America Day and make a difference in the lives of those around you.