National Ampersand Day, Hobbit Day, Dear Diary Day, and Banned Books Week (related: read these 30 quotes from banned books to celebrate Banned Books Week) are just some of the literary holidays you should remember to celebrate during the month of September. Plus don’t forget to be kind to writers and editors all month long.
Literary Holidays during the month of September include:
September 1-30: Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month
September 1-30: Library Card Sign-Up Month
September 6: National Read A Book Day
September 8: International Literacy Day
September 8: National Ampersand Day
September 22: Hobbit Day
September 22: Dear Diary Day
September 27 – October 3: Banned Books Week
September 24: National Punctuation Day
September 25: National Comic Book Day
The first day of fall is September 22. Do you agree autumn is the best season for book lovers? Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote, “I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.” Here are more of the best literary quotes to celebrate fall. Plus these works of art capture the coziness of fall reading. Finally, what better time of year than to re-watch an essential movie for book lovers, Dead Poets Society? Ever wondered what the boys at Welton Academy read? Check out the Dead Poets Society Reading List.