Every Literary Holiday You Can Celebrate This Year

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Subscribe to KLWightman.com Blog Upper ButtonMark your calendars! I have tracked down so many honorary days and awareness weeks that you can celebrate throughout the year when it comes to reading, writing and our favorite authors.

January

national handwriting day via klwightman.comNational Braille Literacy Month

January 2 – National Science Fiction Day

January 4 – World Braille Day

January 18 – National Thesaurus Day

January 23 – Library Shelfie Day

January 23 – National Handwriting Day

January 25 – Burns Supper

 

February

National Library Lovers Month

First week – Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week

Second week – Freelance Writers Appreciation Week

February 14 – Library Lovers Day

 

March

National Proofreading Day What It Is via KLWightman.comFirst week – Read an Ebook Week

First week – Return Borrowed Books Week

March 1 – National Read Across America Day

March 4 – National Grammar Day

March 7 – World Book Day

March 8 – National Proofreading Day

March 14 – National Write Your Story Day

March 16 – National Freedom of Information Day

March 21 – World Poetry Day

March 25 – National Tolkien Reading Day

 

April

National Poetry Month

Camp NaNoWriMo Month

April 2 – International Children’s Book Day

April 4 – National School Librarian Day

April 5 – National Read A Road Map Day

Second week – National Library Week

April 10 – National Encourage a Young Writer Day

Winning Camp NaNoWriMo in 7 Steps via KLWightman.comApril 12 – D.E.A.R. Drop Everything And Read Day

April 13 – National Scrabble Day

April 17 – National Haiku Poetry Day

April 18 – National Columnists’ Day

April 23 – English Language Day

April 23 – National Talk Like Shakespeare Day

April 23 – World Book and Copyright Day

April 27 – National Tell a Story Day

April 28 – National Great Poetry Reading Day

Last Saturday – Independent Bookstore Day

 

May

National Get Caught Reading Month

May 4 – National Comic Book Day

May 5 – National Cartoonists Day

May 12 – National Limerick Day

May 31 – National Speak in Complete Sentences Day

 

June

Audiobook Appreciation Month

June 10 – National Ballpoint Pen Day

June 16 – Bloomsday

June 19 – National Garfield The Cat Day

 

July

Camp NaNoWriMo Month

July 10 – Clerihew Day

July 30 – Paperback Book Day

 

August

August 2 – Color Book Day

August 9 – Book Lovers Day

August 17 – National #2 Pencil Day

August 18 – National Bad Poetry Day

August 21 – Poet’s Day

August 28 – International Read Comics in Public Day

August 30 – Frankenstein Day

August 31 – We Love Memoirs Day

 

September

7 Correct Ways to Use the Ampersand via KLWightman.comBe Kind to Editors and Writers Month

National Library Card Signup Month

September 4 – National Newspaper Carrier Day

September 6 – National Read a Book Day

September 8 – International Literacy Day

September 8 – National Ampersand Day

September 13 – Roald Dahl Day

September 16 – Anne Bradstreet Day

September 18 – International Read an eBook Day

September 22 – Dear Diary Day

September 22 – Hobbit Day

September 24 – National Punctuation Day

 

October

National Book Month

National Reading Group Month

Children’s Magazine Month

National Cookbook Month

Medical Librarian Month

First week – Mystery Series Week

national day on writing via klwightman.comOctober 1 – National BOOK It! Day

October 3 – National Poetry Day

October 4 – Random Acts of Poetry Day

October 5 – National Storytelling Day

October 6 – Mad Hatter Day

Second week – National Newspaper Week

October 11 – Myth and Legends Day

October 12 – Cookbook Launch Day

October 16 – Learn a Word Day

October 16 – Dictionary Day

October 17 – Black Poetry Day

October 20 – National Day on Writing

October 31 – Books for Treats Day

 

November

National Novel Writing Month

30 Daily NaNoWriMo & National Novel Writing Month Writing Prompts via KLWightman.comNational Family Literacy Month

Picture Book Month

November 1 – National Author’s Day

November 1 – National Family Literacy Day

November 12 – National Young Readers Day

November 12 – National Chicken Soup for the Soul Day

November 15 – Day of the Imprisoned Writer

November 15 – I Love To Write Day

November 18 – High Five a Librarian Day

 

December

December 7 – Letter Writing Day

December 10 – Dewey Decimal System Day

December 21 – National Short Story Day

December 21 – Crossword Puzzle Day

December 25 – A’phabet Day or No “L” Day (Pun Day)

Did I miss one? What literary holidays do you like to celebrate throughout the year? Share in the comments section below.

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