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Read Across Oklahoma

Read Across Oklahoma — April 11, 2023 

Read Across Oklahoma, the state’s premiere literacy event for preschool and early grade children, returns on Tuesday, April 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden. This year's event will feature the book That is a Hat by author and illustrator Betty Selakovich Casey. The first 1,500 children that day with paid Zoo admission or ZOOfriends membership will receive a free book and are invited to participate in a variety of interactive learning stations and special performances

Check out the virtual activities below!

2023 Virtual Activities

From MetroTech

From RoadRunner Press


Printable Coloring Pages

From Metro Library System

More virtual activities to come... Check back later!


Whether you participate in-person or virtually, you can download this certificate of participation and personalize it for your children, students or patrons.


Oklahoma Department of Libraries • Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden • Institute of Museum and Library Services • Target • Tinker Federal Credit Union

Capitol Hill Graffix • Capitol Hill High School • Junior League Oklahoma City • Krueger Foundation • Metro Technology Centers • Metropolitan Library System • Northwest Classen High School • OETA • OKC Metro Literacy Coalition • Oklahoma City Public Schools • Oklahoma Complete Health • Oklahoma Literacy Coalition • Pizza Hut • Rotary Club of North Oklahoma City • Whiz Kids

Last Year's Event Pictures

Questions? Contact the Literacy Resource Office.

Last Modified on Mar 30, 2023