March is Reading Month!


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We geek reading! Every year we join in this month-long celebration designed to encourage reading as a fun activity for the whole family. Come on in for special book parties, storytelling, character visits and more. Help get your children started on a lifetime of reading!

Jump to Reading Month Events by Type: Get Seussical | Storyteller Miz Rosie | Reading to Dogs | Book Parties | Book Discussions for Kids | Month-long Events | Storybook Character Visits

Get Seussical
The beloved author’s birthday is in March—a perfect reason to celebrate reading!

Wednesday, March 2 • Open hours
Stop by for activities and refreshments all day.

Tuesday, March 1 • 6:30 pm
Wear your favorite PJs for Seuss stories and snacks.

Saturday, March 12 • 2 pm
Enjoy Seuss activities and meet the Cat in the Hat.

Thursday, March 10 • 7 pm
We’ll have stories, treats, crafts and giveaways.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

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Storyteller Miz Rosie
Miz Rosie thrills audiences of all ages with her unique storytelling style! This month she brings three exciting programs to our libraries

African Folktales
Saturday, March 12 • 1 pm

Rosa Parks and the Civil Rights Movement
Saturday, March 19 • 3 pm

The Underground Railroad
Saturday, March 19 • 12 pm

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Reading to Dogs
Kids love reading aloud to our specially trained dogs. Let them wag their “tales” for you!

Wednesday, March 9 • 4-5 pm

Monday, March 7 • 4:30-5:30 pm

Wednesday, March 2 • 4:30 pm

Saturday, March 19 • 11 am

Thursday, March 17 • 4 pm

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Book Parties
Celebrate some of your favorite stories with games and snacks.

Tween Night: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Ages 9 & up)*
Friday, March 18 • 6-8 pm

Dora the Explorer (Ages 3-8)*
Monday, March 28 • 4:30 pm

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Book Discussions for Kids
March is a great time to check out our monthly discussion groups. Bring a friend!

Pizza & Pages (Ages 8-13)
Monday, March 7 • 6 pm

Popcorn & Pages (Grade 3 & up)
Wednesday, March 9 • 4 pm

Teen/Tween Book Group (Ages 11 & up)
Tuesday, March 8 • 4 pm

Book Scouts (Grades 1-3)
Friday, March 4 • 4 pm

Popcorn & Pages (Grades 4-6)
Friday, March 18 • 4 pm

Kids’ Read (Ages 7-12)*
Thursday, March 3 • 4:30 pm

Pizza & Pages
Wednesday, March 9 • 4 pm

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Month-long Events

Come in for a Reading Month calendar; complete 10 activities for a special prize.

We’ll have Seuss stories, crafts and activities all month.

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Storybook Character Visits

This month, your child’s favorite storybook characters will step out of their pages and into our libraries! In cooperation with the Early Childhood Literacy Coalition, CADL will host visits from a number of special guests. Please pick up an Early Childhood Literacy Coalition brochure at any CADL location, or visit this site for more information, including character visit dates and times!

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