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Friday, Give a Book to Someone You Love

Friday, April 23, is World Book Day, a great excuse to give a book to someone, or the someones, you love. This year’s theme is “To Share a Story.” World Book Day celebrates William Shakespeare’s birthday (April 23) in over 100 countries. It’s a day to revel in the joy of reading, often commemorated by […]

Today, Give a Book to Someone You Love

Did you know that UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has declared April 23 “World Book and Copyright Day”? That’s a bit of a mouthful, however, so today is often referred to, worldwide, as “The International Day of the Book.” Way back in 1995, UNESCO declared: 23 April is a symbolic date […]

Today, Give a Book to Your Loved One

Today is an exciting day for book lovers all around the world. April 23 is the UNESCO International Day of the Book, and in the Catalan region of Spain, the day is celebrated by giving a book and a flower to a loved one. It’s also World Book Night here in the United States (as […]