- Digital Learning Day - February 5, 2014
- Freedom of Information Day - March 16, 2014
"Digital Learning Day is about giving every child the opportunity to learn in a robust digital environment everyday, with the goal of success in college and a career. We urge you to make a difference with digital learning in America's schools and take the pledge to support the effective use of technology to improve education for all students."
"National FOI Day is an annual, daylong program of speaking and discussion by specialists in various aspects of freedom of information."
- School Library Month - April 2014, 2014
From the American Association of School Librarians (ala.org):
"School Library Month (SLM) is the American Association of School Librarians' (AASL) celebration of school librarians and their programs. Every April school librarians are encouraged to create activities to help their school and local community celebrate the essential role that strong school library programs play in a student's educational career."
- National Drop Everything and Read Day -"D.E.A.R. Day" - April 12, 2014From DropEverythingandRead.com:
"D.E.A.R. stands for “Drop Everything and Read,” a national month-long celebration of reading designed to remind folks of all ages to make reading a priority activity in their lives."
- National Library Week - April 13-19, 2014From ala.org:
"Celebrate National Library Week 2014 with the theme, 'Lives change @ your library'."World Book Night - April 23, 2014
From the ala.org:
"WORLD BOOK NIGHT is a celebration of literacy by publishers, bookstores, libraries and individuals who love books and reading. On WORLD BOOK NIGHT – Wednesday, April 23, 2014 -- 25,000 “book givers” will each give away 20 copies of a specially-printed, not-for-resale WBN edition of book they have read and loved (from a list of 30 titles selected by librarians and booksellers) to complete strangers – people who may never have owned a book of their own." Fun!
- Library Card Sign-up Month - September 2014
"[During this month] the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries all across the country are celebrating the value of getting a library card."
- Banned Books Week - September 21-27, 2014
"Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books and hosting a variety of events."
- Picture Book Month - November 2014
"Picture Book Month is an international literacy initiative that celebrates the print picture book during the month of November. Every day in November, there is a new post from a picture book champion explaining why he/she thinks picture books are important."