ABERDEEN, S.D. – Local children have an opportunity to receive a free book at next week’s Read Across America event.
Northern State University education groups are presenting the event from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, at the Lakewood Mall center stage.
Read Across America, sponsored by the National Education Association, is an annual reading program that celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss.
Aberdeen’s event is presented by the NSU student chapter of the South Dakota Education Association, Northern’s Association for the Education of Young Children and the NSU Council for Exceptional Children.
Children who are preschool age through third grade are invited to attend. Once they register, they can complete activities to receive a free book. Activities include NSU education students reading aloud to the children from a range of age-appropriate books, including many Dr. Seuss books.