Importance of reading
National “Read Across America Day” takes place on Saturday, March 2 and the library has some fun in store for kids of all ages. The day also is the celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, so the library offers Dr. Seuss Crafts from 10 to 5 for all kids and a Story Time with Cat in the Hat from 11 to 11:45. Children ages 3 and up and invited to see the Cat in the Hat and to make a craft. Read Across America Day and the Story Time are sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund. During the day, kids can stop by the library and tell the Children’s Library staff members what their favorite books are, and receive special reading certificates. Kids caught reading IN the library on Saturday will also get special prizes. There is no registration or fee.