February 2012

What’s New · Seuss-abrate at your Public Library!

Hey Dr. Seuss fans! March 2, marks the 108th anniversary of Dr Seuss’ birthday and the day NBC/Universal’s “The Lorax” hits theatres. To celebrate, the Library invites children and families to check out our line-up of Dr. Seuss-themed events as well as our collection of his stories. In the words of the immortal Dr. Seuss “Be awesome. Be a book nut!”

cover of The Lorax The Lorax

Our Collection

The Library’s collection includes copies of classics such as Horton Hatches the Egg, and more. Some are even published in other languages, including Chinese, French, German, Italian, Latin, Polish, Russian, and Spanish. Movie versions of Dr. Seuss’ stories are available on DVDs, and you can listen to books on CDs. The Library also has many books about Dr. Seuss’ life and work.

Upcoming Programs

Saturday, February 25, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Read Across America: A Seussabration: Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with the Library at Cincinnati Museum Center. Storytimes and crafts! PLUS, children ages 12 and under will receive a free all-museum pass when they present their RED library card from the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County and are accompanied by a paying adult!
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

Tuesday, February 28, 6:30 p.m.

The Lorax Interactive Storytime In celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday, step into a Dr. Seuss tent for an interactive telling of The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. Geared for ages 4-7 but all ages are welcome!
Mt. Healthy Branch

Monday, March 5, 3:30 p.m.

Happy birthday Dr. Seuss! Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday by reading some of his most popular books and enjoying a snack.
Avondale Branch

Tuesday, March 6, 4:00 p.m.

Read Across America: Come enjoy Dr. Seuss books and activities. Sponsored by the Kersten Fund.
Bond Hill Branch

cover of Flora and Hayden Franek checked out a pop-up version of The Lorax to read with Grandma Flora and Hayden Franek checked out a pop-up version
of The Lorax to read with Grandma

Saturday, March 10, 11:00 a.m.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss! Enjoy fun rhymes and stories and make a Dr. Seuss craft.
North Central Branch

Tuesday, March 20, 6:30 p.m.

The Lorax: Children enter into a Dr. Seuss tent with life-sized scenery and help to hang up characters and images from the story as it is being read. Gwen Roth from the Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation district gets a little help from Dr. Seuss to teach us how our behavior affects everything around us. Registration required. To register, call or use our online program calendar.
Mariemont Branch

Thursday, March 29, 7:00 p.m.

The Lorax: Children enter into a Dr. Seuss tent with life-sized scenery and help to hang up characters and images from the story as it is being read. Gwen Roth from the Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation district gets a little help from Dr. Seuss to teach us how our behavior affects everything around us. Wear your PJs. Snacks provided.
Groesbeck Branch