AASL Toolkits

David Loertscher’s free
PowerPoint presentations
showing how quality library media programs improve student achievement.



Library Snapshot Day –choose your month and day

Days of the Year


February 1st National Freedom Day, Emancipation Day or Juneteenth

Digital Learning Day, February 1st

Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

Black History Month

National African American Read-in – any day in February

Library Lovers Month (Also see Library
Media and PR

Job Shadow Day

African American History Month


World Book Day, March 1st

Teen Tech Week

Read Across America

National Youth Violence Prevention Week

Freedom of Information Day

Women’s History Month


Kansas School Library Media Month

School Library Media Month

National Poetry Month

-PowerPoint interview with several children’s poets

-the Academy of American Poets is promoting the first

annual Poem in Your Pocket Day among other activities you might like to try

National Library Week

National Drop Everything and Read Day

Earth Day

Teen Literature Day

Diversity in Action


Children’s Book Week

Get Caught Reading Month

National PTA Teacher Appreciation Week

Memorial Day Activities

Choose Privacy Week

National Library Legislative Day

Reading is Fun Week


Continue to celebrate Harry Potter

Library Card Sign-Up Month

Kansas Book Festival

Ways to Celebrate

International Literacy Day

William Allen White Awards Ceremony

Banned Books Week:
Celebrating the Freedom to Read

(Last Week of September)

Banned Books Online

Banned Website Awareness Day

Constitution Day

Hispanic Heritage Month

Kansas Read Month


William Allen White Award

Teen Read Week

National Friends of Libraries Week

Read for the Record


American Education Week

Children’s Book Week

Family Literacy Day, Nov. 1

This celebration was initiated by the Center
for the Book
at the Library of Congress and Pizza Hut Book It program.
It would be most appropriate if your school participates in the Book It program.

Picture Book Month

International Games Day

Native American Heritage Month


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