In celebration of Read Across America Week, the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Early Childhood Education department will join Cabarrus Partnership for Children and Smart Start Rowan to visit local childcare centers to share the joy of reading with young students.

During the week of February 27-March 3, children will be able to experience fun-filled, engaging read-aloud sessions with story props, role play, and readers dressed up as book characters.

Childcare centers in the community are invited to sign up to have volunteers bring the reading experience to their sites. Reading events will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. To arrange a visit, centers may visit For more information, contact Isha Goode at or Nicole Sessoms at

For more information about Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, please visit or call 704-216-RCCC (7222).