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Library System Celebrates Dr. Seuss' Birthday & "Read Across America"

Posted on February 20, 2013 by Brittany Wells

Grab Your Hat and Read With the Cat! The Sweetwater County Library System is gearing up to promote “Read Across America” in celebration of reading and Theodor Geisel’s (Dr. Seuss) 109th birthday. The main libraries have planned special reading events and birthday parties throughout the end of February and beginning of March. Librarians will give away books at programs scheduled to mark the “Read Across America” event.

A birthday party for Dr. Seuss is scheduled at the Rock Springs Library on Wednesday Feb. 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The White Mountain Library will be hosting the second special event Thursday, Feb. 28 from 3:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. The last “Read Across America” celebration is on Saturday, March 2nd at the Sweetwater County Library from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The celebrations will include free book giveaways, refreshments, games, prizes, and maybe a visit from a “special guest”.

These events are made possible thanks to the, the Sweetwater County Love of Reading Committee, funded by Sweetwater BOCES, and the Sweetwater County Library System. To learn more about these programs and other library sponsored programs and services visit any Sweetwater County Library System location or visit the Library System on-line at or at Facebook at

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