In case I can't get past 'December is Read a New Book Month'.....

.... here is a literacy related list of celebrations to last a year and span the globe! I found it at something called growmap.com.

[growmap.com]

World Book Days by country
January is National Book Month
Third full week in January is National Book Week
Last full week in January is Celebrity Read a Book Week
February 23 – Printed Book Day
March 2 – Unesco World Book Day
March 2 – UK World Book Day
March 28 – Children’s Picture Book Day
April 2 – International Children’s Book Day
April 16 – Book-of-the-Month Club Birthday
April 22 – Instant Book Day
April 23 – World Book Days by country
April 3 through May 6 – Children’s Book Week – thanks Tamara from JewelScent for letting us know.
June is AudioBook Month
September is National Literacy Month
September is when the annual 2 day National Book Festival is held
American Library Association (ALA) Banned Book Week is the last week of September
October is National Book Month per National Book Foundation
October is National Information Literacy Awareness Month
First full week in October is Great Books Week
December is Read a New Book Month

Presumably, I will stop reading long enough to post all the observations for the month. But you never know. After all, they did not state whether we are to read brand new books and/or new-to us books. This could take awhile..... grinning smiley

An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them. ~Stephen Fry, The Liar, 1991

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For World Book Day, Amazon gives away a free participating Kindle book.

"There's so much trouble in this world; surrounded by miracles" - Citizen Cope
Gee, I was dedicating December to re-reading important old books.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 11/21/2021 06:32AM by Rousseau.
Are any of them banned books? grinning smiley


@Rousseau wrote:

Gee, I was dedicating December to re-reading important old books.

An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them. ~Stephen Fry, The Liar, 1991

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I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born. - Ronald Reagan
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