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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. . .

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

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Notable Dates for your Noggin: September 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!

September is Courtesy Month, Library Card Sign-up Month, and Classical Music Month!

Other things to celebrate in September. . .

September
1 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (J.K. Rowling) published in 1998 (US)
National No Rhyme Nor Reason Day
4 Newspaper Carrier Day
5 Tomi dePaola’s Birthday (1934)
6 Read a Book Day
10 Swap Ideas Day
13 Roald Dahl Day [his birthday] (1916)
15 Agatha Christie’s Birthday (1890)
16 Anne Bradstreet Day
19 Talk Like a Pirate Day
21 Stephen King’s Birthday (1947)
The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien) published 1937
22 Hobbit Day
24 F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Birthday (1896)
National Punctuation Day
25 Shel Silverstein’s Birthday (1930)
William Faulkner’s Birthday (1897)
In Cold Blood (Truman Capote) published 1965
26 Pancake Day
29 National Coffee Day
30 Truman Capote’s Birthday (1924)
Hatchet (Gary Paulsen) published 1987

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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.

Notable Dates for your Noggin: August 2015

Calendar BannerIntroducing our new monthly update – Notable Dates for your Noggin!  Each 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!

August is Read a Romance Month and American Adventures Month!

Other things to celebrate in August. . .

August
2 Friendship Day
3 Watermelon Day
8 The Date to Create
10 Suzanne Collins’ Birthday (1962)
National S’more’s Day
17 National Thrift Shop Day
20 National Radio Day
24 William Wilberforce Day
National Waffle Iron Day

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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.

Notable Dates for your Noggin: July 2015

Calendar BannerIntroducing our new monthly update – Notable Dates for your Noggin!  Each 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!

July is National Hot Dog Month and National Grilling Month!

Other things to celebrate in July. . .

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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.

Notable Dates for your Noggin: June 2015

Calendar BannerIntroducing our new monthly update – Notable Dates for your Noggin!  Each 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!

June is National Camping Month, National Rose Month, and Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Month!

Other things to celebrate in June. . .

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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.