Notable Dates for your Noggin: December 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!

1     Jan Brett’s birthday (1949)
1     Rosa Parks Day
6    Hanukkah begins
7    Hour of Code December 7-13
8    Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day
10    Dewey Decimal System Day
13   National Cocoa Day
14    Hanukkah ends
15    Bill of Rights Day
16   Jane Austen’s birthday (1775)
17    National Maple Syrup Day
21    Crossword Puzzle Day
22    First day of winter
22    The Cat in the Hat (Dr. Seuss) published in 1957
23   Avi’s birthday (1937)
24    Stephanie Meyer’s birthday (1973)
25    Christmas day
26    Kwanzaa begins
28    Card Playing 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.

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