Today is Dr. Seuss’s birthday and that means it’s also Read Across America Day. So while you could celebrate by taking in a screening of “The Lorax,” wouldn’t it be more appropriate to do something book-ish instead? Browse our list of local author readings and other literature events.

For more Seuss-y fun, head over to the Style Blog, where some readers have tried their hand at putting current events into Seuss-like poems.