Notable Dates for your Noggin: February 2016

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! Yes, we know it is still January, but it is time to think ahead!

February is Black History Month. Other things to celebrate in February. . .

1  Langston Hughe’s birthday (1902)
3  Carrot Cake Day
4  Thank a Mailman Day
7  Laura Ingalls Wilder’s birthday (1867)
 Send a Card to a Friend Day
8  Boy Scouts Day
10  National Cream Cheese Brownie Day
11  Judy Blume’s birthday (1938)
 National Make a Friend Day
15  Norman Bridwell’s birthday (1928)
16  Almond Day
17  Random Acts of Kindness Day
20  Love Your Pet Day
26  Tell a Fairy Tale Day
27  John Steinbeck’s birthday (1902)
 Strawberry Day
 Chili Day
28  Lemony Snicket’s (Daniel Handler’s) birthday (1970)

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

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

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