January ~ National Book Month
January ~ National Mentoring Month
January ~ National Poverty in America Awareness Month
January 16 ~ Religious Freedom Day
January 16-22 ~ National Book Week
February ~ Library Lovers Month
February ~ National Black History Month
February 1-7 ~ Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week
February 9-15 ~ Random Acts of Kindness Week
February 14 ~ Read to Your Child Day
March 1-7 ~ Return the Borrowed Books Week
March 1-7 ~ Read an E-Book Week
March 2 ~ Read Across America. Sponsored by the National Education Association.
March 5 ~ World Book Day
March 6 ~ World Day of Prayer
April ~ National Poetry Month. Sponsored by the Academy of American Poets.
April ~ Celebrate Diversity Month
April 2 ~ International Children’s Book Day
April 10-16 ~ National Library Week. Sponsored by the American Library Association.
April 10-16 ~ Young People's Poetry Week. Sponsored by The Children’s Book Council.
April 10-26 ~ National Volunteer Week. Sponsored by the Points of Light Foundation.
April 22 ~ Earth Day
April 18-24 ~ TV Turnoff Week. Sponsored by the Center for Screen-time Awareness.
April 28 ~ Pay it Forward Day. http://payitforwardday.com/
May ~ Get Caught Reading Month
May 2-8 ~ Children’s Book Week. Sponsored by The Children’s Book Council.
May 8-14 ~ Reading is Fun Week www.rif.org/rif_week.mspx
May 9-10 ~ National Library Legislative Day – Library Advocacy Day
May 30-June 5 ~ National Family Week. Sponsored by the Alliance for Children and Families
June ~ National Audiobook Month. Sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association.
June 3 ~ National Hunger Awareness Day
August 9 – Book Lovers Day
September ~ Library Card Sign-Up Month
September 8 ~ International Literacy Day
September 18-24 ~ TV Turnoff Week. Sponsored by the Center for Screen-time Awareness.
September 26 ~ READ in America Day
October ~ Church Library Month
October ~ National Reading Group Month
October ~ National Book Month
October 16-22 ~ Teen Read Week. Sponsored by the American Library Association
November 4 ~ National Children’s Non-Fiction Day. Sponsored by the Federation of Children’s Book Groups http://nnfd.org/
November 20-27 ~ National Bible Week
December - Read a New Book Month
REGIONAL EVENTS FOR CHURCH LIBRARIANS
ALL ARE WELCOME to attend any of the events listed on this calendar. Contact event hosts directly for additional information.
National Church Library Association (NCLA) Chapter Workshops are included on this calendar. For more information,
CT, DC, DE, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, VA, WV
July 19-22, 2011 Annual Conference. Church and Synagogue Library Association. Washington, DC. Website: http://cslainfo.org
AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN
July 23, 2011 Church Library Conference. SC Baptist Convention. Spring Valley Church, Columbia, SC. Contact Sue Hardin: (803) 791-5218, firstname.lastname@example.org
September 10, 2011 Church Library Conference. TN Baptist Convention. First Baptist Church, Cleveland, TN. Contact Bev League:
September 17, 2011 Church Library Conference. TN Baptist Convention. Central Bearden Baptist Church, Knoxville, TN. Contact Bev League: email@example.com
September 19-21, 2011 Church Library Conference. AL Baptist Convention. Shocco Springs Baptist Church, Talladega, AL. Contact Mike Jackson: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 7-8, 2011 Church Library Conference. MS Baptist Convention. First Baptist Church, Clinton, MS. Contact Judy Chen: email@example.com
November 5, 2011 Church Library Conference. AL Baptist Convention. Central Baptist Church, Decatur, AL. Contact Eva Nell Hunter: Enhunter@charter.net
IL, IA, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI
August 12-13, 2011. Church Library Conference. MO Baptist Convention. Blue River-Kansas City Association Building, Belton, MO. Contact Lois Ellis: firstname.lastname@example.org
September 24, 2011 Church Library Workshop. National Church Library Association WI Fox Valley Chapter. St. Thomas More Parish, Appleton, WI. Contact Anne Ierien: 920-494-2871, email@example.com
September 24, 2011 Church Library Workshop. National Church Library Association IL Chicagoland Chapter. Orland Park Christian Reformed Church, Orland Park, IL. Contact: Peggy Mollema: 708-687-4780, firstname.lastname@example.org
September 24, 2011 Church Library Conference. IL Baptist Convention. Site TBA, Springfield, IL. Contact Debbie Muller: email@example.com
September 30 - October 1, 2011 Church Library Conference. KS/NE Baptist Convention. Webster Conference Center Summer Roberson, Salina, KS. Contact Summer Roberson: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 14-15, 2011 Annual Conference. Evangelical Church Library Association. Website: http://www.eclalibraries.org/
October 15, 2011 Church Library Conference. National Church Library Association OH Buckeye Chapter. Peace Lutheran Church, Gahanna, OH. Contact Karen Lewis: email@example.com
AK, ID, OR, MT, WA, WY
July 15-16, 2011 Church Library Conference. Pacific Northwest Association of Church Libraries. Tokyo University, Salem, OR. Contact Doris Howard: 503-775-6697, firstname.lastname@example.org
AZ, CA, CO, HI, NV, NM, OK, TX, UT
June 4, 2011 Church Library Workshop. National Church Library Association CA San Diego County Chapter. Copley Library, University of San Diego. Contact Judy Edelblute: email@example.com, or 858-278-0255
June 27-28, 2011 Church Library Conference. OK Baptist Convention. Oklahoma Baptist Building, Oklahoma City, OK. Contact Lori Warren: Lwarren@bgco.org
September 17, 2011 Church Library Conference. TX Baptist Convention. Site TBA, Dallas, TX. Contact Wanda Tuley: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 7-9, 2011. Annual ACLA Conference. Australian Church Library Association. Nunyara Conference Centre, Belair, South Australia. Website: http://www.acla.asn.au/conference.htm
To add your event to this calendar, email details to email@example.com. Please include the date of your event, topic, host organization, event site, and registrar’s contact information.