Organize a Book Drive: Dr. Seuss Reading Day

students at dr. seuss reading day event

This year, United Way of Lake County is celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday and Read Across America Day on March 2 by hosting a reading day at participating schools throughout Lake County.

Organize a Book Drive!

This year, we are collecting Dr. Seuss books that will be donated to schools in Lake County in honor of Read Across America Day. You can help by hosting a book drive with your friends, family or co-workers to collect new or gently-used Dr. Seuss books by Friday, February 23. Click on the flyer below to help promote your book drive.

Dr. Seuss flyer

Books Are An Ongoing Need

Our programs, such as Success By 6 and Reading Success focus on building early literacy skills so that children can develop strong reading skills and improve reading performance as they progress through school. For these programs to continue to pave the way for a child's success, we are always collecting Dr. Seuss books in both English and Spanish. Here are a handful of Dr. Seuss book titles that you can donate:

English Books:
Would You Rather Be A Bullfrog?
Put Me In The Zoo
Wacky Wednesday
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
There’s No Place Like Space
Seuss-isms

Spanish Books:
El Gato Ensombrerado
Un Pez, Dos Peces, Pez Rojo, Pez Azul
¿Eres mi Mamá?
Huevos verdes con jamón

Dr. Seuss Reading Day Facebook LIVE Event

We encourage you to mark your calendars for Friday, March 2 at 10 A.M. to watch our Dr. Seuss Reading Day Facebook LIVE event at Pleviak Elementary School! For more details about this event, follow @unitedwaylakeco on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to get the latest news on our upcoming events!

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