Special Events Calendar

Special Events Calendar

JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly AugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecemberOther

January

26 January – Australia Day


February

2 February – World Wetlands Day

14 February – Valentine’s Day

14 February – ALIA’s Library Lovers Day


March

2 March – Dr Seuss Day or Read Across America Day

1st Thursday in March – World Book Day

1st Sunday in March – Clean Up Australia Day

8 March – International Women’s Day

17 March – St Patrick’s Day

20 March – Very Hungry Caterpillar Day

21 March – Harmony Day

21 March – World Poetry Day


April

2 April – International Children’s Book Day

22 April – Earth Day

23 April – World Book Day

25 April – ANZAC Day


May

Month – Read More in May

Month – Get Caught Reading Month

1st Week in May – USA Children’s Book Week

4 May – Star Wars Day

23 May – World Turtle Day

4th Week in May – ALIA’s Library and Information Week

4th Wednesday in May – National Simultaneous Storytime


June

5 June – World Environment Day

8 June – World Oceans Day


July

NAIDOC Week

31 July – Harry Potter’s Birthday (unofficial Harry Potter Day)


August

3rd Tuesday in August – Reading Hour

2nd Week in August – Australian National Science Week

4th Week in August – CBCA Book Week


September

5 September – Indigenous Literacy Day

13 September – Roald Dahl Day

15 Septmeber (ish) – International Dot Day

National Literacy and Numeracy Week

4th Week in September – Banned Book Week


October

4-10 October – World Space Week

10 October – World Mental Health Day

2nd Week in October – USA Teen Read Week

 


November

Movember

11 November – Remembrance Day


December

1st Week of December – Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week


Other

World Read Aloud Day

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