All Week Long
Dr. Seuss Celebrations Begin Now!
The Town of Guttenberg, NJ
February 26 3:30pm; March 1-6
The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum will be showcased in a Zoom tour so kids can see exhibits and learn more about him. Kids are also invited to pick up a Dr. Seuss-themed goodie bag at any library location while supplies last. There will be an online read-a-thon on their YouTube channel from March 1-6 as well, with special guest readers every day. Register for the virtual Zoom tour now.
Sunday, February 28
Doctor Seuss Day To-Go
Elmwood Park/Paterson Elks Lodge #60
The Elks Club has a limited supply of Dr. Seuss crafts and books to entertain kids age 5-7 for Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Text 973-460-6979 with your name, e-mail address and the child’s first name and age. Supplies are limited, so this is first come, first served. You will receive a text back when you have been added to the list of recipients. Pick up for materials will be at the Elmwood Park Elks Club, 182 Market Street, Elmwood Park on February 28 between 1-3pm.
Monday, March 1
Read Across America Crafts To-Go
River Vale Public Library
412 Rivervale Rd, River Vale
March 1, All day
If you have children in Pre-K through 5th grade, stop by River Vale Public Library to grab a Horton Hears a Who craft to take home. Craft supplies are limited to one per child and are first come, first served.
Virtual Trivia: Dr. Seuss
Englewood Public Library
31 Engle St, Englewood
March 1, 7-8pm
Test your knowledge about Dr. Seuss with a virtual game of trivia. This is a recurring event, but for Seuss’s birthday the focus is on him. Make sure to refresh your memory about all things Dr. Seuss.
Tuesday, March 2
Read Across America Day at American Dream
American Dream, East Rutherford
March 2, 2 pm
Join the New Jersey Family staff as we read some of our favorite books aloud at this safe and socially-distanced event. After, children can do a craft and receive goodies to take home, including a coupon for some American Dream’s Blacklight Mini Golf or Mirror Maze. The event is free, but register here to save your spot.
Celebrate Read Across America!
Old Bridge Public Library
March 2, 4:30-5pm
Celebrate the joy of reading as well as the birthday of Dr. Seuss with a virtual storytime and craft. Craft supplies needed include scissors, glue, crayons, paper plate and Cat in the Hat template, which can be printed out here. The event will take place live on their Facebook page. *If you would prefer to pick up a template and paper plate to use for the craft, they will be available during the library’s curbside pickup hours (Tues-Fri 2-7pm, Sat 12-5pm) beginning Tuesday, February 23.
Dr. Seuss Trivia and BINGO!
Township of Washington Public Library
144 Woodfield Rd, Township of Washington
March 2, 4pm
The library will be hosting a Zoom session of trivia to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Geared toward children 5+, kids can play on their own or team up with siblings. Prizes will be available for pick-up at the library. You can also play BINGO on special Read Across America boards during the week of March 1-8, and contact the library to report your successes and win a prize bag. Register here.
Reading Across America with Ruby Rae & Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday
Jersey City Free Public Library
472 Jersey Ave, Jersey City
March 2, 12-6pm; March 3, 10am
Ruby Rae will host a story time and sing-along celebrating Read Across America for kids and teens Pre-K-grade 12. Later on, Ms. Tyara will host another story time/sing-along to celebrate Dr. Seuss for all ages. At 10am the following morning, Jersey City Library’s Director, Jeffrey Trzeciak, will be reading one of his favorite children’s books in celebration of Read Across America as well. The events will be virtual on the library’s Facebook page.
Read Across America: Mystery Guest Reader via Zoom
Sussex County Library System
March 2, 4pm
Register now to start getting clues about who the mystery reader might be. More information available here.
Thursday, March 4
Family Time: Dr. Seuss DIY Tinker Toys
Edison Township Public Library
March 4, 6pm
Ms. Jen will hold a virtual meeting showing your kids how to make DIY tinker toys to celebrate the legendary Dr. Seuss. All you need is toilet paper/paper towel rolls, straws, a hole puncher and scissors. Register now or contact Ms. Jen at: 732-287-2298 x5238
Saturday, March 6
Dr. Seuss Birthday Party!
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave, Union
March 6, 11am-1pm
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday at the Liberty Hall Museum, where your child will enjoy our breakfast snack bar, make a Cat in the Hat hat, go fishing for one fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish and be able to take silly pictures with a selection of fun props and the Cat in the Hat. There will also be a Seussical the Musical sing-a-long, so make sure to practice your scales.
*Due to Covid restrictions, capacity is limited to one adult per child.