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Read Across America

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Our annual celebration that focuses on the joys of reading returns Sunday, February 28, from 11 am to 2 pm. Read Across America is a nationally-celebrated event that aims to motivate reading among children of all ages. In addition to a selection of books available for purchase in our Book Fair, this year’s event festivities include an animal greet, a keeper chat, and meeting local authors! Enjoy a live chat with Jeanne Helmar and a recorded interview with Jerry Spinelli!

11:00 AM – Books & Beasts
This special storytime reading by a Zoo Educator also features an appearance by one of the zoo’s live animal ambassadors!

11:30 AM – Marshall Appearance
Meet everyone’s favorite Dalmatian pup, Marshall from Paw Patrol!

12:00 PM – Jeanne Helmar Author Chat
Jeanne Helmar, author of children’s novel How to Ship a Giraffe will be making an appearance to discuss the writing process and greet guests.

1:00 PM – Books & Beasts
This special storytime reading by a Zoo Educator also features an appearance by one of the zoo’s live animal ambassadors!

1:30 PM – Marshall Appearance
Meet everyone’s favorite Dalmatian pup, Marshall from Paw Patrol!

 

Elmwood Park Zoo’s Read Across America is free to attend with regular zoo admission.
Purchase Zoo Admission Here

 

 

Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Venue

1661 Harding Blvd
Norristown, PA 19401 United States
Phone:
610-277-3825