Library Dates of Interest

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Want to learn more about these days? Click any of the days listed in blue to take you to an article where you can learn more!

February

Love Your Library Month

Black History Month

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Groundhog Day – February 2

Take Your Child to the Library Day – February 4

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Valentine’s Day – February 14

Library Lover’s Day– February 14

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President’s Day – February 21

March

Women’s History Month

First Full Week – Return of Borrowed Books Week

First Full Week – Read an eBook Week

First Full Week – Teen Tech Week

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Read Across America (Dr. Seuss’s Birthday) – March 2

The Ides of March (Julius Caesar is stabbed, 44 B.C.) – March 15

Freedom of Information Day – March 16

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St. Patrick’s Day – March 17

April

National Poetry Month

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April Fool’s Day – April 1

Beginning of Ramadan – April 2

International Children’s Book Day (Hans Christian Anderson’s Birthday) – April 2

National Library Week – April 3-9

Celebrate Teen Literature Day – April 7

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

National Library Workers Day – April 14

Easter Sunday – April 17

National Columnists Day (in memory of well-known columnist and 1944 Pulitzer Prize winner Ernie Pyle, who died in WWII) – April 18

Poem in Your Pocket Day – April 21

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Earth Day – April 22

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Shakespeare’s birthday – April 23

World Book Day– April 23

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National Tell a Story Day– April 27

Children’s Book Day/El Dia de los Ninos – April 27