6 Seussical Celebrations

Have fun in great places, go off and away, to celebrate Seuss on his birthday-est day! The brains in your head and the feet in your shoes can find a Seuss party – there’s many to choose. There’s so much to do, and so much to know, just look at our list and decide where to go! And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! A Dr. Seuss party is joy guaranteed!

Each ThinkBook and JokeBook you’ll find out in Oakbrook.

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

297 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook

6 p.m. March 2

Tonight (!) there will be a reading of classic Seuss books, games and activities featuring Dr. Seuss’s March Battle of the Books.

Starving for Seuss and need someone to save ya? There’s Seuss on the loose – that’s tonight in Batavia.

Read Across America – Batavia Public Library

10 South Batavia Ave., Batavia

4-5 p.m. March 2

Tonight(!) – come for part or all of the hour, no registration required, to join schools and libraries across the country in celebrating reading.

Every kid and caregiver in the Forest by the River should cheer on these bookworms for the cake they deliver!

River Forest Public Library

735 Lathrop Ave., River Forest

10 a.m. March 3

Kids of all ages (and their rides) can celebrate the good Doctor’s birthday with crafts, games, books, and birthday cake!

Cry “Bravo!” and “Viva!” for Seuss in Geneva

Geneva Public Library

127 James St., Geneva

9:30 a.m. March 3

Enjoy stories, games, crafts, songs and more at this Seussian birthday party. No registration is required.

Celebrate Seuss in a Rockfordish way, having Fun Fairish Fun at the YMCA

Rock River YMCA Dr. Seuss Family Fun Fair

451 Orth Road, Loves Park

6-8 p.m. March 3

The fair has raffles, prizes and games galore. It’s free to attend, but each game costs $1 (or unlimited games for $10).

A 40-ton bull reads “The Big-Hearted Moose” when The Oriental Institute explores Dr. Seuss

LamaSeuss – Dr. Seuss’s Storytime at the Oriental Institute Museum

1155 East 58th Street, Chicago

1:30-2 p.m. March 14

Lamassu, the museum’s 40-ton bull wants to read a book with all of his friends! Bring your kiddos to hear a reading of a famous Dr. Seuss and try your hand at writing like an ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Anatolian.

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