On Saturday, March 1st at 4:00pm the downtown Fairfield University Bookstore, will celebrate Read Across America with The Cat In The Hat Story Time, perfect for kids ages 3 to 7 accompanied by an adult. A live costume character will be on hand to welcome kids and families to the 2nd floor.
Fairfield University Student Athletes will read from a variety of Dr. Seuss story books and kids can make their very own Hat! Enter a free raffle with a chance to win The Cat in the Hat Floor Puzzle from Random House, a gift card to Magic Beans of Fairfield (Our new downtown neighbor) or a gift basket from Sweet Rexie's of Fairfield.
Every year the National Education Association (NEA) celebrates the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss, with a reading motivation and awareness program called Read Across America. This program calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading. NEA’s Read Across America was born on March 2, 1998 and was the largest celebration of reading this country has ever seen. Research has shown that motivating children to read is an important factor in student achievement and creating lifelong successful readers.