Read Across America Day!

March 2nd was Read Across America Day. It is a day where the country gets together to raise awareness about the importance of literacy! Libraries, schools, councilpeople, State House Representatives and more all joined in the fun and showed the country just how much Northeast Ohio values reading!!

  1. To celebrate Read Across America Day we asked the citizens of Northeast Ohio to gather together groups of friends, family and colleague and read together. Then post the pictures with #NEOReads!
  2. Read Across America Day is tomorrow!! Can't wait to see all the pictures of groups reading together with #NEOReads! https://t.co/vnhArBHo6p

    Read Across America Day is tomorrow!! Can’t wait to see all the pictures of groups reading together with #NEOReads! pic.twitter.com/vnhArBHo6p
  3. Read Across America Day started with some great pictures promoting the day and celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday!
  4. It's Read Across America Day! Celebrate by making reading a priority today in honor of Dr. Suess's birthday 📕 https://t.co/R4Cgerbj1z

    It’s Read Across America Day! Celebrate by making reading a priority today in honor of Dr. Suess’s birthday 📕 pic.twitter.com/R4Cgerbj1z
  5. We had such great support and participation that we even trended #1 in Cleveland for a time!!
  6. The local news stations, WKYC, News Channel 5 and Channel 19 News, ran stories promoting the day and even had some news staff reading to kids!
  7. Dr. Seuss week at Abraham Lincoln School started off with a visit from Lynna Lai. #wereadhere pic.twitter.com/Ns12jgNJfU
  8. Probably the only time you’ll see @andy_baskin in a Dr. Seuss hat…

#ReadAcrossAmerica https://t.co/XcAOn7FtkH

    Probably the only time you’ll see @andy_baskin in a Dr. Seuss hat…#ReadAcrossAmerica pic.twitter.com/XcAOn7FtkH
  9. We, of course, here at The Literacy Cooperative took time out of our morning to do a little reading of our own!
  10. Beginning our Read Across America Day with reading some of our favorite authors @margbern & @terrypluto! #NEOReads https://t.co/iv2ghOtE9T

    Beginning our Read Across America Day with reading some of our favorite authors @margbern & @terrypluto! #NEOReads pic.twitter.com/iv2ghOtE9T
  11. Councilman Brancatelli had a great day promoting Read Across America Day and passing out Dr. Seuss books!
  12. #neoreads Celebrating Read Across America Day @USettlement reading Dr.Seuss(Krissie reading physics)@CleCityCouncil https://t.co/MMbMtfV2lJ

    #neoreads Celebrating Read Across America Day @USettlement reading Dr.Seuss(Krissie reading physics)@CleCityCouncil pic.twitter.com/MMbMtfV2lJ
  13. Even whole cities got in on the fun! Mayor Welo of South Euclid joined the staff of South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library to discuss and share favorite books.
  14. Mayor Welo joined with staff of the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library to discuss and share their favorite books and celebrate Read Across America Day. #NEOReads
  15. Mayor Bobst, of Rocky River, read aloud with library staff and patrons to celebrate the day!
  16. Stephanie Howse, State Representative, House District 11 and Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, representative of Ohio’s Third Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representative, both posted great pictures promoting the importance of reading and literacy!
  17. Before you tuck the little ones in,  grab a book in celebration of #readacrossamerica #NEOReads
@literacycoop https://t.co/d5rmWtOqgK

    Before you tuck the little ones in, grab a book in celebration of #readacrossamerica #NEOReads @literacycoop pic.twitter.com/d5rmWtOqgK
  18. Reading aloud to children develops critical learning skills and engages a limitless imagination. #ReadAcrossAmerica https://t.co/TJyXgIHH3V

    Reading aloud to children develops critical learning skills and engages a limitless imagination. #ReadAcrossAmerica pic.twitter.com/TJyXgIHH3V
  19. NASA Glenn Research Center spent some time reading some of their favorite science books!
  20. What's in your bookbag? It's Read Across America Day. Celebrate by reading your favorite science book.  #NEOReads https://t.co/OiQNNdddMe

    What’s in your bookbag? It’s Read Across America Day. Celebrate by reading your favorite science book. #NEOReads pic.twitter.com/OiQNNdddMe
  21. Browns player Randall Telfer read some stories with the students at Ramona Elementary School.
  22. The Cleveland Gladiators celebrated by reading at Stepstone School!
  23. Ohio Guidestone, Stepstone School, had a great day full of a number of different guest readers!
  24. #flccc Brook Park Center kids learned all about #DrSeuss and read many of his books! #ReadAcrossAmerica #NEOReads https://t.co/e8KAsPq0bg

    #flccc Brook Park Center kids learned all about #DrSeuss and read many of his books! #ReadAcrossAmerica #NEOReads pic.twitter.com/e8KAsPq0bg
  25. Our 4th graders read 3 books with @christchurchoh1 Student Ministry Leader, Jon Freese! #ReadAcrossAmerica #NEOReads https://t.co/Z3tZOPXg4Y

    Our 4th graders read 3 books with @christchurchoh1 Student Ministry Leader, Jon Freese! #ReadAcrossAmerica #NEOReads pic.twitter.com/Z3tZOPXg4Y
  26. We're thrilled to have @andy_baskin read to our scholars. Read Across America Day @WEWS #stepstoneschool #NEOReads https://t.co/sGyF8M9pWn

    We’re thrilled to have @andy_baskin read to our scholars. Read Across America Day @WEWS #stepstoneschool #NEOReads pic.twitter.com/sGyF8M9pWn
  27. Special guest readers Sisters Ann & Marie and Herbe Hoppe are enjoying #DrSeussDay #stepstoneschool #NEOReads https://t.co/XQOZAxfjzR

    Special guest readers Sisters Ann & Marie and Herbe Hoppe are enjoying #DrSeussDay #stepstoneschool #NEOReads pic.twitter.com/XQOZAxfjzR
  28. Our #stepstoneschool scholars are hosting special guest readers during Read Across America day! #NEOReads https://t.co/X36oqIbavc

    Our #stepstoneschool scholars are hosting special guest readers during Read Across America day! #NEOReads pic.twitter.com/X36oqIbavc
  29. Our #flccc Cleveland center welcomed guest reader @jypagan as part of Read Across America Day #NeoReads https://t.co/T8VGkknyKP

    Our #flccc Cleveland center welcomed guest reader @jypagan as part of Read Across America Day #NeoReads pic.twitter.com/T8VGkknyKP
  30. A number of organizations throughout the area took time out of their days to do some reading!
  31. It’s #ReadAcrossAmerica Day! Seeds of Literacy students and staff dig into books. #neoreads pic.twitter.com/vy6WvCPzuz
  32. Our 1st grade Jr. SCORES poet-athletes at @BuhrerDLAcademy celebrated Dr. Suess' birthday at school today! #NEOReads https://t.co/3mQhu6zlip

    Our 1st grade Jr. SCORES poet-athletes at @BuhrerDLAcademy celebrated Dr. Suess’ birthday at school today! #NEOReads pic.twitter.com/3mQhu6zlip
  33. Happy #ReadAcrossAmerica Day! We took a staff reading break after lunch before heading out to programming #NEOReads https://t.co/jIcweKMh4i

    Happy #ReadAcrossAmerica Day! We took a staff reading break after lunch before heading out to programming #NEOReads pic.twitter.com/jIcweKMh4i
  34. #Celebrating Read Across America Day! "Be awesome! Be a book nut!" #DrSeuss #NEOreads #PSCDProud https://t.co/KNx38kRMdv

    #Celebrating Read Across America Day! “Be awesome! Be a book nut!” #DrSeuss #NEOreads #PSCDProud pic.twitter.com/KNx38kRMdv
  35. #NEOReads @Clevekids David reading coaches speech from Hoosiers before Championship game at The Q https://t.co/7Vh4jyzr1R

    #NEOReads @Clevekids David reading coaches speech from Hoosiers before Championship game at The Q pic.twitter.com/7Vh4jyzr1R
  36. A number of school participated as well. Students read some great books and even dressed up as their favorite characters!
  37. Mrs. Reichard’s class is getting ready for tomorrow (Read Across America Day) from @stclarechurch! #NeoReads! pic.twitter.com/4BByEbhxPH
  38. Join in on Read Across America Day!  http://www.wkyc.com/news/local/join-in-on-read-across-america-day/63762149 … via @wkyc I am so excited that I get to read to my sons class today! 😀
  39. Celebrating Reading Accross America. Grade A Value Added Reading. Dr. Seuss B-Day @CLEMetroSchools @EricGordon_CEO https://t.co/VwXvQhEYv4

    Celebrating Reading Accross America. Grade A Value Added Reading. Dr. Seuss B-Day @CLEMetroSchools @EricGordon_CEO pic.twitter.com/VwXvQhEYv4
  40. @EricGordon_CEO celebrating Read Across America at J.A. Garfield with the CLE library! #NEOReads https://t.co/ycSFsF5cJN

    @EricGordon_CEO celebrating Read Across America at J.A. Garfield with the CLE library! #NEOReads pic.twitter.com/ycSFsF5cJN
  41. #WeReadHere #NEOReads #MustangPride teachers taking part in our reading celebration at Milkovich. https://t.co/XD8QJYs7oO

    #WeReadHere #NEOReads #MustangPride teachers taking part in our reading celebration at Milkovich. pic.twitter.com/XD8QJYs7oO
  42. #WeReadHere #NEOReads #MustangPride finishing our day with our favorite books - mine: Lion, Witch, & the Wardrobe https://t.co/bJIo7Fm7ph

    #WeReadHere #NEOReads #MustangPride finishing our day with our favorite books – mine: Lion, Witch, & the Wardrobe pic.twitter.com/bJIo7Fm7ph
  43. Mrs. Germany's kindergarten class celebrating a very special day! #ladyleadersarereaders https://t.co/68i1ntN9UK

    Mrs. Germany’s kindergarten class celebrating a very special day! #ladyleadersarereaders pic.twitter.com/68i1ntN9UK
  44. Dr. Seuss week started off with mismatched day and a visit from Lynna Lai. pic.twitter.com/ObhjXI1Dq3
  45. Day 2 of Dr. Seuss Week: Thank you to Dr. Rami, Ms. Rebecca, and Mrs. Perillo for guest reading today. pic.twitter.com/pdG8rTS1Hl
  46. Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor visited Wade Park School to kick off Soaring Readers Literacy Month! #NEOReads #100books #readacrossamerica

    Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor visited Wade Park School to kick off Soaring Readers Literacy Month! #NEOReads #100books #readacrossamerica
  47. #WeReadHere #NEOReads #MustangPride Ms. Schulte representing Mr. Poo as her favorite literary character. https://t.co/zm7vYBn9Lg

    #WeReadHere #NEOReads #MustangPride Ms. Schulte representing Mr. Poo as her favorite literary character. pic.twitter.com/zm7vYBn9Lg
  48. The libraries had a number of great activities to celebrate the day. From story time with Cat in the Hat to read alouds and other great literacy themed activities!
  49. Happy birthday Dr. Seuss! @Cleveland_PL Gov Docs and Business Dept. reading party! #NeoReads https://t.co/NNwbwzI50E

    Happy birthday Dr. Seuss! @Cleveland_PL Gov Docs and Business Dept. reading party! #NeoReads pic.twitter.com/NNwbwzI50E
  50. Green eggs and ham salad for #NeoReads. @Cleveland_PL celebrating our love for Dr. Seuss. https://t.co/lbcAHY5W7q

    Green eggs and ham salad for #NeoReads. @Cleveland_PL celebrating our love for Dr. Seuss. pic.twitter.com/lbcAHY5W7q
  51. Look who dropped by to visit the Youth Services Department😀#neoreads @Cleveland_PL https://t.co/ALL3yAGtzc

    Look who dropped by to visit the Youth Services Department😀#neoreads@Cleveland_PL pic.twitter.com/ALL3yAGtzc
  52. Celebrating Dr. Seuss Day and Read Across America day in the #ArtLab#NEOReads pic.twitter.com/6Wh2hKMPlj
  53. Look who visited the children at Brightside Academy this morning. :)
#neoreads @Cleveland_PL  #wereadhere https://t.co/QLa1FqQtTk

    Look who visited the children at Brightside Academy this morning. 🙂 #neoreads@Cleveland_PL #wereadhere pic.twitter.com/QLa1FqQtTk
  54. From tablets.to tablets, and everything in between, TechCentral at @Cleveland_PL Reads #ReadAcrossAmerica #neoreads https://t.co/obi98h4bAX

    From tablets.to tablets, and everything in between, TechCentral at @Cleveland_PL Reads #ReadAcrossAmerica #neoreadspic.twitter.com/obi98h4bAX
  55. Rocky River Mayor Pamela Bobst & Library Director Jamie Mason welcomed all to read aloud and celebrate the importance of reading. #neoreads
  56. These boys at Rocky River Public Library are diving into some good books as they prepare for Read Across America Day on March 2nd!!
What will you be reading with friends, family or colleagues? Be sure to share pictures of you reading in a group on Wednesday March 2nd with #NeoReads !! Let's show the rest of the country how much NEO values literacy!!

    These boys at Rocky River Public Library are diving into some good books as they prepare for Read Across America Day on March 2nd!! What will you be reading with friends, family or colleagues? Be sure to share pictures of you reading in a group on Wednesday March 2nd with #NeoReads !! Let’s show the rest of the country how much NEO values literacy!!
  57. The day also was the kick off for #MtPleasantReads at Cleveland Public Library!! There will be family-friendly events every month!
  58. Got a vanload of books, @wkyc pencils, Cat In The Hat tophats! Must be going to a #ReadAcrossAmerica event! Join me @Cleveland_PL3830 E 131
  59. @WKYC proudly supports #MtPleasantReads, which kicked off today at @Cleveland_PL. Family-friendly events each month! https://t.co/6OCiLFzoVm

    @wkyc proudly supports #MtPleasantReads, which kicked off today at @Cleveland_PL. Family-friendly events each month! pic.twitter.com/6OCiLFzoVm
  60. Scenes from our successful #MtPleasantReads event at @Cleveland_PL @wkycwas proud to be a sponsor! #NEOReads pic.twitter.com/QSs14AyxMu
  61. Look who's lined up to be guest readers at today's #MtPleasantReads kickoff. @CLEpolice's finest! #NEOReads https://t.co/hVODggTULL

    Look who’s lined up to be guest readers at today’s #MtPleasantReads kickoff. @CLEpolice‘s finest! #NEOReads pic.twitter.com/hVODggTULL
  62. Cleveland Hearing and Speech kept the fun going by holding special Dr. Seuss story time and therapy dog reading sessions on Thursday!
  63. We're celebrating Read Across America Day TODAY in our University Circle lobby from 3:00 - 6:00 pm. Join us for a special Dr. Seuss story time and meet "Lucy" the TDI therapy dog, and enjoy a craft and snack. Top it off by choosing one book from our Burnett Little Free Library to read and keep.

    We’re celebrating Read Across America Day TODAY in our University Circle lobby from 3:00 – 6:00 pm. Join us for a special Dr. Seuss story time and meet “Lucy” the TDI therapy dog, and enjoy a craft and snack. Top it off by choosing one book from our Burnett Little Free Library to read and keep.
  64. It was great to see so many different people and organizations throughout Northeast Ohio come together and spend the day promoting the importance of reading! We want to thank all those who participated!!
  65. In honor of #ReadAcrossAmerica Day, UWGC would like to share this photo, which "caught" Richard (left) reading the program at the Jan. 28 Eastern Area United Way thank you luncheon. He learned to read with volunteer tutor Tom (right) and the Literacy Council of Brown and Clermont Counties. 
When you volunteer as a reader, tutor, or mentor, YOU help raise the literacy rates in our Cincinnati community. >>> Click the link in our bio for more info. 
#NEOReads #drsuess #drsuessday #read #tutor #liveunited #unitedway

    In honor of #ReadAcrossAmerica Day, UWGC would like to share this photo, which “caught” Richard (left) reading the program at the Jan. 28 Eastern Area United Way thank you luncheon. He learned to read with volunteer tutor Tom (right) and the Literacy Council of Brown and Clermont Counties. When you volunteer as a reader, tutor, or mentor, YOU help raise the literacy rates in our Cincinnati community. >>> Click the link in our bio for more info. #NEOReads #drsuess #drsuessday #read #tutor #liveunited #unitedway
  66. Happy #readacrossamerica Day.  Did you know that it's also #drsuess' birthday?! Tell us your favorite Dr. Suess book in the comments below! 📚🎉
#read #volunteer #unitedway #liveunited #drsuessday #NEOReads #literacy

    Happy #readacrossamerica Day. Did you know that it’s also #drsuess’ birthday?! Tell us your favorite Dr. Suess book in the comments below! 📚🎉 #read #volunteer #unitedway #liveunited #drsuessday #NEOReads #literacy
  67. #NEOReads @Clevekids celebrating read across america with daily dose of the good book https://t.co/ZwyOJsVmag

    #NEOReads @Clevekids celebrating read across america with daily dose of the good book pic.twitter.com/ZwyOJsVmag
  68. Thank you to everyone who celebrated Read Across America Day yesterday with us! Remember to spread the love of reading everyday! #Neoreads