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Mayor Gleam Davis will be joining the Santa Monica Public Library for their annual celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, on Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Santa Monica Main Library’s Children’s Activity Room (601 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica).
The event includes a craft room and two comedy, magic and juggling variety shows performed by Abbit the Average at 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium. The show is high energy with something for everyone. Refreshments are provided during the event. While at Seuss-a-bration take the opportunity to check out the Library’s collection of Dr. Seuss stories. The Library has copies of Seuss classics, DVDs, audiobooks, emedia, and books about Dr. Seuss’ life and work.
The event concludes at noon with a special appearance by Mayor Gleam Davis for March’s edition of Let’s Read with Gleam. During this special story time, Mayor Davis will share some of her favorite children’s books. Let’s Read with Gleam is part of a free monthly reading series that focuses on the importance of literacy and learning and will rotate through Santa Monica’s library branches in 2019.
Seuss-a-bration is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica, in line with their work with youth and literacy. This program is free and open to children and their families. Seating is limited and on a first-arrival basis. The Santa Monica Public Library is wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, call Library Administration at (310) 458-8606 at least one week prior to the event. The Main Library is directly served by Big Blue Bus lines 1, R10 and 18. The Expo Line and Big Blue Bus lines 2, 3, R3 and 9 stop nearby. Ride your bike. Bicycle parking racks are available at the library.