Reading Event Calendar

Use this list to plan some great literacy celebration events in your 
classroom or library. Also, check out the resources below.  
Click on the event links to get more info. 

~Literacy Events for the 2017-2018 School Year~

August

September

October

November
November is Picture Book Month!
10 Global Read Aloud ends
(not a literacy event, but a good time to tie in anti bullying read alouds). 

January


February
Host an African-American Read In this month


March
2-Read Across America Day-Dr. Seuss' Birthday!

April
Autism Awareness Month-Here are some ideas for books to share throughout the month
May 
April 30-May 6 Children's Book Week

Other Resources
John Schu's Book Release Calendar.  Be sure to check out his terrific blog 
One Book, One School    
NEA site about reading events 
My Nerdy Book Club post about a book birthday event  
Ideas from Scholastic  
Resources for book clubs, author visits and more from Indiana University.  
Author Kate Messner keeps a huge list of authors who will Skype for free on World Read Aloud Day. Here is the 2017 list. 



Please feel free to leave a comment if you have another event you think I should add to the calendar. A link to more info about the event would be helpful. Thanks for visiting.

4 comments:

  1. I wish I knew about your blog when I was a practicing librarian. Love to read it now any way.

    Mary-andering Creatively

    Mary-andering Among the Pages

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    1. That is so kind Mary. Thank you so much!

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  2. I was just trying to put together a calendar just like this! Great resource. Thanks!

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