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Sweet Valentine's Day Reads for Kids

It's that time of year where love, flowers and chocolate abound! We’ve rounded up a list of books that celebrate the many ways of showing affection. 

Children's Author & Illustrator Week

 

Children's Authors and Illustrators Week is the first week in February! This is a wonderful chance to really get in the spirit of encouraging a lifelong love of reading by participating in events such as author and illustrator visits to your school, story times, literary presentations, writing workshops, and more.

National Library Lover's Month

 

Valentine's Day isn't the only reason why love is in the February air— it's also National Library Lover's Month! The entire month of February is dedicated to celebrating libraries, librarians, book lovers and lovers of libraries.

African American History Month Books for All Ages

 

Celebrate the achievements and contributions made by African Americans, and to honor their struggles for freedom and equality with these books recommendations.

Edgar Allan Poe Day

 

Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809. Celebrate this remarkable literary figure with materials related to his life and works.

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