Notable Dates for your Noggin: October 2015

Calendar BannerEach month we’ll bring you a compiled list of fun national holidays, birthdays of authors, and publication dates of favorite books.  You can use these for your own personal use or for some library inspiration!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and National Pizza Month!

Other things to celebrate in October. . .

3  Techies Day
 200px-The_Giving_Tree 6  Mad Hatter Day
7  The Giving Tree (Shel Silverstein) published in 1964
11 Star Wars Read Day
11  Peter and Wendy (JM Barrie) published in 1911
12  Farmers Day
13  Train Your Brain Day
16  Dictionary Day
 Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte) published in 1847
 The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (CS Lewis)  published in 1950
18-24 Teen Read Week
18-24 National Friends of Library Week
18-24 Digital Citizenship Week
22  National Nut Day
24  A Room of One’s Own (Virginia Woolf) published in 1929
26  Pumpkin Day
29  Cat Day

Did we miss anything?  Let us know if we did!

For our calendar of library events, including conferences and library days, check out our Events/Initiatives page.

And for more Notable Dates for Your Noggin, check out our Notable Dates page.