Yearly List of Book and Reading Holidays

Here are the major special days dedicated to reading this year. Enjoy.
  • Digital Learning Day - March 13, 2015
    From DigitalLearningDay.org:
  • "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."
  • Freedom of Information Day - March 16, 2015
    From FirstAmendmentCenter.org:
"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, 2015
    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."
  • National Drop Everything and Read Day -"D.E.A.R. Day" - April 12, 2015
    From 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 12-18, 2015
    From ala.org:
    "Celebrate National Library Week 2015 with the theme, 'Unlimited possibilities @ your library'." 
    World Book Night - April 23, 2015
    From the ala.org:
"WORLD BOOK NIGHT is a celebration of literacy by publishers, bookstores, libraries and individuals who love books and reading." Fun!
  • Library Card Sign-up Month - September 2015
    From AtYourLibrary.org:
"[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 27-October 3, 2015
    From BannedBooksWeek.org:
"Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read."
  • Picture Book Month - November 2015
    From PictureBookMonth.com:
"Picture Book Month is an international literacy initiative that celebrates the print picture book during the month of November."