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Book Lovers Day

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About Book Lovers Day

When is Book Lovers Day? This holiday is held on August 9 and the first Saturday in November

Are you an active reader? Reading teaches you and expands your knowledge. It takes you to fantastic places and on far-away adventures. And it makes you a super sleuth as you solve murder mysteries. Book Lovers Day encourages you to find a place in the shade to relax with a good book. Use this August 9 holiday to open up a new book in your favorite genre.

Book reading is a great hobby. This hobby looks great on your job resume. It’s an important one, too. Employers look for it on resumes. Reading is educational, informative, and relaxing. It makes us both smarter, and happier people.

Book Lovers Day is a great day to celebrate. Just grab an interesting book, find a quiet, cozy place, and crack open the cover. Celebrating Book Lovers Day in August is pleasurable on the deck, under a shady tree, poolside, or in a cozy hammock. If you fall asleep while reading, that’s okay. It’s all part of the relaxing benefits of being a book lover.  


How to Celebrate Book Lovers Day

Here are some ideas on how you can celebrate Book Lovers Day:

  • Pick up a book, any genre, and begin to read it.
  • Go to your library.
  • Support your local library.
  • Go to a used book sale.
  • Give books to children and others as a gift.
  • Join a book club.

Today's Quote

“You can not open a book without learning something.” Confucius

History and Origin of Book Lovers Day

Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day.

There is some disagreement over when this day is celebrated. The vast majority of sites list it on August 9th. A smaller number of sites have it recorded on the first Saturday in November.  If you are a true book lover, you will enjoy celebrating it on both days.

Localized organizations and groups have declared “Book Lover” days on various other dates.

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