Month-By-Month Literary Holiday Calendar

Month-By-Month Literary Holiday Calendar

This month-by-month literary holiday calendar will ensure you never miss an important date in the world of literature.

January

18: Winnie the Pooh Day

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19: Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday

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25: Burns Supper (Robert Burns’s Birthday)

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National Braille Literacy Month

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February

1-7: Children’s Authors and Illustrator Week

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2: Take Your Child to the Library Day (first Saturday of February)

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14: Library Lovers Day

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Love Your Library Month

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March

2: National Read Across America Day, or Dr. Seuss Day

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2-8: Read an eBook Week

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4: National Grammar Day

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15: The Ides of March

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16: Freedom of Information Day

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April

2: Children’s Book Day (Hans Christian Anderson’s Birthday)

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5-11: Library Week

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11: National Library Workers’ Day

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12: D.E.A.R. Day (Beverly Cleary’s birthday)

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16: National Bookmobile Day

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16: Celebrate Teen Literature Day

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18: National Columnists Day (in memory of Ernie Pyle)

23: World Book Day

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23: Shakespeare’s birthday

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27: Tell a Story Day

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28: Great Poetry Reading Day

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30: Children’s Book Day/El Dia de los Ninos

National Poetry Month

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May

1-7: Children’s Book Week

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9: Peter Pan Day (James M. Barrie’s birthday)

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20: Eliza Doolittle Day

25: Towel Day (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Day)

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June

12: Anne Frank’s birthday (on which she received her diary)

16: Bloomsday

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19: National Garfield the Cat Day (strip is first published, 1978)

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27: National Columnists’ Day

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Audiobook Appreciation Month

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LGBT Book Month

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July

4, 5, and 6: National Tom Sawyer Days

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16 to 21: Hemingway Days

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Read an Almanac Month

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August

9: Book Lovers Day

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14: Color Book Day

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21: Poet’s Day

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30: Frankenstein Day

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31: We Love Memoirs Day

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September

8: International Literacy Day

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22: Hobbit Day

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22: Dear Diary Day

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25: National Comic Book Day

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Last week of Sept.: Banned Books Week

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Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month

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Library Card Sign-Up Month

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October

6: Mad Hatter Day

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11: Myth and Legends Day

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16: Dictionary Day

November

1: National Family Literacy Day

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18: High-Five a Librarian Day

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National Novel Writing Month

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December

1: Sherlock Holmes Day

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10: Dewey Decimal System Day

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16: Jane Austen’s birthday

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Read a New Book Month

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