Read Across America Day 2022 (at Judy Centers)

Read Across America Day 2022 (at Judy Centers)
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Read Across America Day 2022 (at Judy Centers)

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Wed Mar 02
8 am to 8 pm

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Create and Celebrate a Nation of Diverse Readers at the Judy Center Early Learning Hubs! Check out the MFE Reading with Children Collection for book recommendations, or visit the Read Across America website. Click on the JC Map for directions to Read Across America Day events at your local Judy Center.

  • Event/Center Name: The Arts Project and Storytime

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Location: Belle Grove Elementary School

  • Event Description: 50-minute Storytime and Arts class starting with a craft theme followed by Storytime. Families will receive take-home kits. 

Event/Center Name: Baltimore County Public Library visits the Hawthorne Judy Center for Ready Across America Day

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Time: 2:45-3:40 p.m.

Location: Hawthorne Elementary School’s kindergarten and prekindergarten classes

Event Description: The library will send two storytellers to read aloud and complete a craft for Read Across America Day with the students.

  • Event/Center Name: PAC Judy Center

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Time: 9:30 a.m.- noon

Location: PAC Judy Center

Event Description: We will be reading One Fish Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish in both playgroups. Registered children, 0-4, will receive a take-home book and activities.  

  • Event/Center Name: Read Across America Book Giveaway at Moravia Judy Center

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Time: 9:30 a.m.-noon

Location: Moravia Judy Center at Moravia Park Elementary

Event Description: All children’s weekly playgroup session attendees and students in the prekindergarten and kindergarten classes will have the opportunity to “shop” a collection of books for their at-home library.  

  • Event/Center Name: Church Hill Elementary School Judy Center Read Across America Event 

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Playseum, 7871 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD 21601

Event Description: Our Outreach families will join us at Playseum for a field trip to fill our heads and hearts with “Everywhere Wonder.” Each child will receive a signed copy of the hardback we will read before exploring the play space. 

  • Event/Center Name: Read Across America/South Penn Judy Center

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Time: 4-5:30 p.m.

Location: South Penn Elementary (plus a virtual option)

Event Description: Our Judy Center has partnered with the After-School Program and the Community School Coordinator to co-facilitate a Read-Across-America Event for the prekindergarten-fifth-grade classes. Community guest readers will read some of their favorite children’s books to participants. Students will then receive a free book.

  • Event/Center Name: Lakeland Judy Center

Date: Monday, February 28 – Friday, March 4, 2022 

Time: Varies by classroom

Location: Lakeland Elementary/Middle – Prekindergarten and Kindergarten

Event Description: It’s a Spirit Week celebration of reading. Teachers will read select books aloud, and students will come dressed to represent their favorite books.  

  • Event/Center Name: Curtis Bay Judy Center 

Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Time: 8-9:30 a.m. 

Location: Curtis Bay Elementary- cafeteria

Event Description: Parent Early Literacy Workshop focused on the benefits of shared reading using digital media with young children.  

  • Event/Center Name: Green Eggs & Ham Parent Breakfast with child/Harford Heights Judy Center

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Judy Center Room 031

Event Description: Parents are invited to have a catered breakfast featuring “Green Eggs and Ham”(with a pork alternative as well) in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America Day. We will discuss how Seuss’ books can impact early literacy, and each family will receive a copy of the book. 

  • Event/Center Name: University of Maryland Athletics Department

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Time: 9-10 a.m.

Location: Prince George’s Judy Centers (Cool Spring, Carmody Hills, & Hillcrest Heights) Prek-1 grade 

Event Description: In celebration of Read Across America Day, the University of Maryland’s Athletics Department will host a fundraiser to provide prekindergarten-first classes a copy of “That’s My Friend,” a book about diversity, inclusion, and friendship. The author will also be in attendance. 

  • Event/Center Name: Talbot County Judy Center-EASTON

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Time: All day at EES, EES P3 (4), PreK (7), & Kindergarten (8) classes 

Event Description:  The Talbot County Judy Center-Easton site has purchased over 300 take-home books in English and Spanish for every child in the P3, prekindergarten, and kindergarten classes at Easton Elementary School. Families with also receive “Raising A Reader” early literacy tips. 

  •  Event/Center Name: Talbot County Judy Center-EASTON

Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2022

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Location: at our 0-5 JC Playgroup

Event Description:  The Talbot County Judy Center-Easton Site has purchased a board book for all of our 0-five JC Playgroup families! Families with also receive “Raising A Reader” early literacy tips. 

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