Celebrate National Family Literacy Day


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National Family Literacy Day, celebrated across the U.S., focuses on special activities and events that showcase the importance of family literacy programs. First held in 1994, the annual event is officially celebrated on November 1st, but many events are held throughout the month of November. Schools, libraries, and other literacy organizations participate through read-a-thons, celebrity appearances, book drives, and more.

 

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Happy World Book Day


World Book Day
March 7, 2013

World Book Day is recognized by over 100 countries around the world. Its purpose is to encourage reading and a love of books in children.

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Read Across America Day


Traditional Book Publishing versus Self Publishing OptionMany people in the United States, particularly students, parents and teachers, join forces on Read Across America Day, annually held in March. This nationwide observance coincides with the birthday of Dr Seuss, who is known for writing children’s books.

 

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National Reading Day


little-boy-readingNational Reading Day is an annual event which celebrates and encourages reading by younger children. National Reading Day is celebrated in thousands of schools all around the United States. This literacy event is designed to help Pre-K through Third Grade students develop the literacy foundation they need to become lifelong learners. Schools, libraries, nonprofit groups, and parents participate in a variety of activities with younger readers on National Reading Day. Have your students join in with the hundreds of thousands of other young readers who will celebrate National Reading Day on January 23, 2013.