Book Related Calender

January

  • 1-31 – National Braille Book Month
  • 1 – New Year’s Day
  • 3 – J.R.R. Tolkien’s Birthday
  • 4 – World Braille Day
  • 5 – National Screenwriter’s Day
  • 13 – Frank Peretti’s Birthday
  • 12 – Jack London’s Birthday
  • 17 – Anne Bronte’s Birthday
  • 18 – National Thesaurus Day, Winnie the Poo Day
  • 19 – Edgar Allan Poe’s Birthday
  • 22 – Library Shelfie Day
  • 23 – National Handwriting Day
  • 27 – Lewis Carroll’s Birthday

February

  • 1-28/29 – Love Your Library Month
  • 7 – National Send a Card to a Friend Day, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s and Charles Dickens’ Birthday
  • 8 – John Grisham’s Birthday
  • 9 – Alice Walker’s Birthday
  • 12 – Judy Blume’s Birthday
  • 14 – Valentine’s Day, International Book Giving Day, Library Lovers Day
  • 21 – International Mother Language Day
  • 26 – National Tell a Fairy Tale Day, Victor Hugo’s Birthday

March

  • 2 – National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day), Dr. Seuss’s Birthday
  • 4 – National Grammar Day
  • 8 – National Proofreading Day
  • 14 – Pi(e) Day, National Write Down Your Own Story Day
  • 16 – Freedom of Information Day
  • 17 – St. Patrick’s Day
  • 20 – Louis Sachar’s and Lois Lowry’s Birthday
  • 25 – National Tolkien Reading Day, Kate DiCamillo’s Birthday
  • 26 – Robert Frost’s Birthday
  • 30 – Anna Sewell’s Birthday

April

  • 1-30 – National Poetry Month
  • 2 – Hans Christian Andersen’s Birthday, International Children’s Book Day
  • 4 – Maya Angelou’s Birthday National School Librarian Day
  • 8 – Barbara Kingsolver’s Birthday
  • 10 – Encourage a Young Writer Day
  • 11 – National Library Worker’s Day
  • 12 – Beverly Cleary’s Birthday, Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R) Day
  • 16 – Gertrude Chandler Warner’s Birthday, National Bookmobile Day, Celebrate Teen Book Day
  • 17 – National Haiku Poetry Day
  • 18 – National Coloumist’s Day
  • 21 – Charlotte Brontë’s Birthday
  • 23 – William Shakespeare’s Birthday, World Book and Copyright Day
  • 27 – National Tell a Story Day
  • 28 – Harper Lee’s Birthday, National Great Poetry Reading Day, National Superhero Day
  • 30 – Children’s Book Day

May

  • 1-31 – Short Story Month
  • 4 – Star Wars Day
  • 6 – Leo Lionni’s Birthday
  • 9 – J.M. Barrie’s Birthday
  • 5 – National Cartoonist Day
  • 12 – National Limerick Day, Francine River’s Birthday
  • 15 – Lauren Hillenbrand’s Birthday
  • 20 – Mary Pope Osborne’s Birthday
  • 22 – Arthur Conan Doyle’s Birthday
  • 25 – Geek Pride Day, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Birthday
  • 29 – Andrew Clements’ Birthday
  • 31 – National Speak in Sentences Day

June

  • 1-30 – LGTBQ+ Book Month
  • 10 – National Ballpoint Pen Day
  • 12 – Anne Frank’s Birthday
  • 15 – Brian Jacques’ Birthday
  • 20 – National Hike with a Geek Day
  • 22 – Dan Brown’s Birthday
  • 25 – George Orwell’s Birthday
  • 24 – International Fairy Day, World UFO Day
  • 27 – Hellen Keller’s Birthday
  • 28 – International Caps Lock Day

July

  • 1 -31 – National Watercolor Month
  • 1 – International Joke Day
  • 8 – National Video Game Day
  • 11- E. B. White’s Birthday
  • 12 – Pablo Nerudo’s Birthday
  • 14 – Brian Selznick’s Birthday
  • 21 – Ernest Hemingway’s Birthday
  • 28 – Beatrix Potter’s Birthday
  • 30 – International Day of Friendship
  • 31 – J.K. Rowling’s Birthday

August

  • 2 – National Coloring Book Day
  • 9 – National Book Lover’s Day
  • 10 – Suzanne Collins’ Birthday
  • 19 – Veronica Roth’s Birthday
  • 20 – H.P. Lovecraft’s Birthday
  • 21 – Poet’s Day
  • 22 – Ray Bradbury’s Birthday
  • 24 – Jorge Luis Borge’s, John Green’s Birthday
  • 30 – Mary Shelley’s Birthday

September

  • 1 – World Letter Writing Day
  • 6 – National Read a Book Day
  • 8 – International Literacy Day
  • 13 – Roald Dahl’s Birthday
  • 15 – Tomie de Paola’s, Agatha Cristie’s Birthday
  • 19 – Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • 20 – Upton Sinclair’s Birthday
  • 21 – H.G. Wells’, Steven King’s Birthday
  • 22 – Hobbit Day
  • 24 – National Punctuation Day, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Birthday
  • 25 – National Comic Book Day, Math Story Telling Day, Shel Silverstein’s Birthday
  • 29 – Miguel de Cervante’s Birthday
  • 30 – International Translation Day, Elie Wiesel’s Birthday

October

  • 1-31 – National Book Month
  • 3 – National Poetry Day
  • 5 – David Shannon’s, Neil de Grasse Tyson’s Birthday
  • 8 – R.L. Stine’s Birthday
  • 11 – Myth and Legends Day
  • 16 – Oscar Wilde’s Birthday
  • 17 – Black Poetry Day
  • 19 – Philip Pullman’s Birthday
  • 21 – Ursula K. Le Guin’s Birthday
  • 24 – Ted Dekker’s Birthday
  • 26 – Steven Kellogg’s Birthday
  • 29 – Lee Child’s Birthday
  • 31 – Halloween

November

  • 1-30 – National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo
  • 1 – National Author’s Day, National Family Literacy Day
  • 8 – Bram Stocker’s Birthday
  • 10 – Neil Gaiman’s Birthday
  • 11 – Kurt Vaunnegut’s Birthday
  • 17 – Christopher Paolini’s Birthday
  • 18 – Margaret Atwood’s Birthday, High Five a Librarian Day
  • 22 – Lisa Genova’s Birthday
  • 25 – Marc Brown’s Birthday
  • 29 – C.S. Lewis’, Madeleine L’Engle’s, Louisa May Alcott’s Birthday
  • 30 – Mark Twain’s Birthday

December

  • 1-31 – Read a New Book Month
  • 1 – Jan Brett’s Birthday
  • 10 – Emily Dickenson’s Birthday, Cornelia Funke’s Birthday, Dewy Decimal System Day
  • 16 – E.B. Lewis’ Birthday, Jane Austin’s Birthday
  • 23 – Avi’s Birthday
  • 24 – Christmas Eve, Stephanie Meyer’s Birthday
  • 25 – Christmas Day
  • 26 – National Thank You Note Day
  • 31 – Nicholas Sparks’ Birthday
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