When: Sat., March 9, 11 a.m. 2013
On March 9, Simon Kidgits Club at SouthPark Mall is hosting its free annual Book Blast event and inviting families to participate and be inspired to read together at home and beyond. Book Blast event offerings include a read-aloud session presented by Kelsey Barberio, Miss NC Teen USA. Books to be read at the Book Blast include Curious George, Llama Llama, Skippyjon Jones, and Pete the . Children are invited to bring a new or gently used book to the event to be donated to Raising a Reader, further fostering the importance of reading within the community.