ODU bookstore holds annual Dr. Seuss birthday celebration

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Norfolk, Va. – The Old Dominion University Village Bookstore celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss Saturday with many young readers.

The University Village Bookstore hosted its 7th annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration, Read Across The Village, from 10 a.m to noon. The event took place at the bookstore, Gordon Art Galleries, and Goode Theatre, which are all along Monarch Way at Old Dominion’s University Village.

Children were treated to story-time readings, face painting, arts and crafts and a Cat in the Hat movie.  There were also free hats, balloons and birthday cake and a visit from The Cat in the Hat himself!

Each year the ODU bookstore holds this event in celebration of the actual birthday of the creator of Dr. Seuss, Theodore Seuss Geisel, who would be 110 on March 2nd.