Office of Service-Learning
& Volunteer Programs

West Chester University

Office Location: B 19 Killinger Hall
Mailing Address: 238 Sykes Union
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-3379

Read Across America

Tuesday, March 4th at West Chester Oscar Lasko YMCA and West Chester Area Day Care

"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child."

Cat in the Hat

The National Education Association's “Read Across America” is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 4, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss. Each year The Office of Service-Learning and One fish Two Fish.Volunteer Programs teams up with local schools or day care centers to read to children and celebrate Dr. Seuss and literacy! This year we will be working with the Oscar Lasko YMCA Youth Programs Center and the West Chester Area Day Care Center. You can sign up for a two hour shift from 10am - Noon for Oscar Lasko or 3pm-5pm at West Chester Area Daycare. To sign up you can either stop by the Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs in Killinger Hall room B19 or you can email Catherine Patterson at or Sierra Calaman at

The National Education Association's also provides NEA members, parents, caregivers, and children the resources and activities they need to keep reading on the calendar 365 days a year. For questions about this exciting event, contact Catherine or Sierra at the information listed above.



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