Read Across America at Marbles

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Read Across America

returning feb/march 2020

Celebrate literacy and reading with 4 days of storybook PLAY! Get ready to read with playful, hands-on activities, storytimes led by special community guests and The Gruffalo at Marbles IMAX. 

 

 

schedule

Stay tuned for more details about the 2020 event! Sample events include...

thu

10:30am - Guest Star Storytime with Carolina Hurricanes' Stormy and The Storm Squad  

1pm - Guest Star Storytime with playwright and educator Sonny Kelly

4:30pm - Guest Star Storytime with North Carolina Football Club's Ben Speas

4:30-6:30pm - Magnetic letters and interactive books with Read With Me

6pm - Bilingual Guest Star Storytime with Immersion for Spanish Language Acquisition (ISLA)'s Pavelid Castaneda

fri

10am-2pm - Letterland on-site

11am - Guest Star Storytime with American Dance Festival's Ronnie West

1-2pm - Foldable books with Motheread

1:30pm - Storytime with Team Marbles

4:05pm - Special screening of The Gruffalo at Marbles IMAX

4:30pm - Guest Star Storytime with North Carolina Football Club's Austin Da Luz

5:30pm - Guest Star Storytime with Wake County Libraries

sat

Programming supported by Wake County Smart Start and Imagination Library

10am-12pm - Helping Paws International on-site

10:30am - Guest Star Storytime with Wake County Smart Start's Pamela J. Dowdy

11am - Guest Star Storytime with Wake County Smart Start's Gayle Headen

11:30am - Guest Star Storytime with WRAL's Renee Chou

12pm - Special screening of The Gruffalo at Marbles IMAX

12:30pm - Guest Star Storytime with Wake County Smart Start's Nikki McDougald

1:30pm - Bilingual Guest Star Storytime with Wake County Smart Start's Caroline Janes

2-4pm - Magnetic letters and interactive books with Read With Me

2-4pm - Helping Paws International on-site

3pm - Seussical Storytime with Team Marbles

4:05pm - Special screening of The Gruffalo at Marbles IMAX

sun

10:30am-2pm - Prop building with Aggregate Theater Company

11:30am & 1pm - Guest Star Storytime with Aggregate Theater Company

12pm - Special screening of The Gruffalo at Marbles IMAX

2pm Tangle of Tales Puppet Show by Grey Seal Puppets, supported by United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County

4:05pm - Special screening of The Gruffalo at Marbles IMAX

 

 

 

 

Read Across America

imagination library

Wake County Smart Start and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library are partnering to provide books to Wake County's youngest readers. Enroll today to receive a FREE book each month in the mail for ages 5 and younger. 

 

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