Dates for your Reading Diary May to August 2019

Here’s a reminder of some of the book related dates you may want to mark in your calendars!

May 2019:

1st – 31st May – National Share-a-Story Month

12th May – National Children’s Day

25th May – Elmer Day


June 2019:

7th June – Pyjamarama Day

11th June – Empathy Day

15th – 22nd June – Independent Bookshop Week

17th June – CILIP Carnegie and Greenaway Medal winners announced

24th June – 12th July – Liverpool Children’s Festival of Reading


July 2019:

12th July – UKLA Book Award winners announced

13th July – Launch of the Summer Reading Challenge in England and Wales


August 2019:

9th August – National Book Lovers Day

10th – 26th August – Edinburgh International Book Festival