Five Ways to Celebrate National Reading Month - MetroFamily Magazine
MetroFamily Magazine

Where OKC parents find fun & resources

Five Ways to Celebrate National Reading Month

March is National Reading Month and organizations across the metro are ready to celebrate with special story times, activities and book drives. Here are five ways your family can kick off a fun month of reading!

[Editor's Note: This is a working list last updated Feb. 21, 2018 so check back often for new listings. If you know of an activity that you think should be included, please email the listing information to or leave a comment below.]

March 1 – 4

Read Across America Days at Andy Alligator’s (3300 Market Place Dr, Norman). Bring in a new teen, pre-teen or children's book and get a Winter Fun Pass for only $10. All books will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Norman. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

March 2

Dr. Seuss Day in the Gardens at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a special story time and photo opportunity with the Cat in the Hat as well as Dr. Seuss inspired crafts. Best suited for ages 2 – 7. 10 a.m. – noon.

Seussville at Mustang Town Center (1201 N Mustang Rd, Mustang) features a Dr. Seuss-themed party with games, snacks and more. Preregister. Kids, $5; adults, free. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

March 3

FREE Seuss Playground at the Northwest Library (5600 NW 122nd St). Explore a variety of fun activities that build reading readiness. 10 a.m. – noon.

Happening all month long

Oklahoma City boasts plenty of opportunities for your kids to hear their favorite books in new and exciting settings. Check out these story times throughout the Oklahoma City metro for kids of all ages.

For even more ideas for family fun, check out our calendar filled with fun things to do everyday.