Calendar of Activities


Author & Illustrator Almanacs- The Author and Illustrator Almanac presents web resources for children's authors and illustrators for each day of the month.

The following is a list of special events, excluding holidays, that can be featured in the school library.

September

National Hispanic Heritage Month
Banned Book Week

October

Fire Safety Month
Library Week
Introduce The Willow Nominees
Teen Read Week

November

Canadian Author Month

December

Universal Human Rights Month

January

Book Blitz Month
ALSC's Announcement of Award Winners, including the Newbery Medal, the Caldecott Medal, and several other literature and media awards
ALA's Teen Tech Grant Due

February

Library Lovers' Month
Black History Month

March

National Women’s History Month
ALA's Teen Tech Week
World Folk Tales and Fables Week
Birthday of Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss)—1904-1991 (Sunday, March 2)
SSLA Annual Conference

April

National Poetry Month - TeacherResouces and Library Theme
Celebrate Diversity Month

May - June

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Mother's Day - Mom and Me - A Mother-Daughter Book Club
Get Caught Reading Month
Inventory