Read Across America at the Cincinnati Museum Center

As the iconic abolitionist, suffragist, author, and orator Fredrick Douglass famously said, “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” 

This is this ethos that underpins the Read Across America, opens a new window initiative, created by The National Education Association. This year, we’re teaming up with the Cincinnati Museum Center, opens a new window to offer families a day of storytimes, arts and crafts, and a celebration of the magical, time-traveling, imaginative power of reading.

On February 29 (happy Leap Day!) from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., you can join us for free activities in the museum's Rotunda that include button making, craft tables, and a photo booth. Guests can even sign up for a Library card if they don’t already have one. 

Storytimes are held in the Duke Energy Children’s Museum Corbett Theater at the following times: 

10 - 10:30 a.m.
11 - 11:30 a.m.
Noon - 12:30 p.m.
1 - 1:30 p.m.
2 - 2:30 p.m.
* Story Times are free for CMC Members or included with Museum Admission.

Read Across America seeks to connect students with books that reflect themselves, as well as books that allow readers to see a world or a character that might be different than them.

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