Kids & Teens at MontCo Public Libraries
Kids & Teens at MontCo Public Libraries

Check out these fun dates!

January 1
Happy New Year!

January 11
National Clean Off Your Desk Day

January 16
Appreciate a Dragon Day

January 18
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Thesaurus Day

The winners of the Caldecott and Newberry medals announced today!

January 29
National Puzzle Day

January 31
Backward Day

American Heart Month

Black History Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month

National Wild Bird Feeding Month

February 2
Groundhog Day

February 3
National Girls and Women in Sports Day

February 8-14
Random Acts of Kindness Week

February 14
Valentine’s Day

February 15
Presidents’ Day

Susan B. Anthony Day

February 16
Mardi Gras

Music in Our Schools Month

National Craft Month

National Women’s History Month

Youth Art Month

March 1-5
Newspapers in Education Week

March 2
Read Across America Day

March 7-13
Teen Tech Week

March 14
Daylight Saving Time Begins

National Poison Prevention Week

March 17
St. Patrick’s Day

March 20
Spring Begins!

National Humor Month

National Kite Month

School Library Media Month

April 1
April Fool’s Day

April 2
International Children’s Book Day

April 11-17
National Library Week

April 13
National Library Workers Day

April 14
National Bookmobile Day

April 18-24
National Volunteer Week

April 19-25
TV Turnoff Week

April 21
Kindergarten Day

April 22
Earth Day

Take our Sons and Daughters to Work Day

April 23-25
Global Youth Service Days

April 26
National Pretzel Day

April 30
El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day)

National Arbor Day


Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Get Caught Reading Month

National Bike Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Older Americans Month

May 1
May Day

May 2-8
Be Kind to Animals Week

May 5
Cinco de Mayo

May 9
Mother’s Day

May 10-16
National Children’s Book Week

May 12
Limerick Day

May 15
Armed Forces Day

May 25
National Tap Dance Day

May 31
Memorial Day

Audio Book Month
To find audio books available for check out from your library, visit the library’s catalog online

National Fruits and Vegetables Month

National Safety Month

June 2
National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day

June 5
National Trails Day

June 6
D-Day Anniversary

June 14
Flag Day

June 15
Fly a Kite Day

June 19

June 20
Father’s Day

June 21
First Day of Summer

June 28
Library Legislative Day


Anti-Boredom Month

National Blueberry Month

National Hot Dog Month

National Parks and Recreation Month

July 1
The first zoo in the U.S. opened in Philadelphia in 1874.

July 4
Independence Day

July 18
National Ice Cream Day

July 25
National Parents’ Day

Children’s Vision and Learning Month

Get Ready for Kindergarten Month

National Inventors Month

August 1
National Kids Day

August 3
National Watermelon Day

August 18
Bad Poetry Day

August 19
The “Black Cow” or root beer float, was created on this day in 1893.

August 26
Women’s Equality Day

Library Card Sign-up Month
National Honey Month
National Hispanic Hertiage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15)
National Piano Month

September 6
Labor Day

September 11
Patriot Day

September 12
Grandparents Day

September 17
Constitution Day

September 19
Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 19-25
TV Turnoff Week

September 21
International Day of Peace

September 22
Autumn Begins

Elephant Appreciation Day

Hobbit Day

September 24
National Punctuation Day

September 25-October 2
Banned Books Week

Children’s Magazine Month
Computer Learning Month
National Arts and Humanitites Month
National Book Month
National Go on a Field trip Day
National Pizza Month

October 15
National Grouch Day

October 16
Dictionary Day

October 17-23
Teen Read Week

October 23
Make a Difference Day

October 24
United Nations Day

October 27
Teddy Bear Day

October 31

Aviation History Month
Family Stories Month
National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month
Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month

November 1-2
Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos

National Family Literacy Day

November 2
Election Day

Novemember 5
Diwali begins

November 7
Daylight Saving Time ends.

November 9
National Young Readers Day

November 11
Veterans Day

November 14-20
American Education Week
National Geography Week

November 15
America Recycles Day

November 20
National Family Volunteer Day

November 21-27
National game and Puzzle Week

November 25
Thanksgiving Day

National Stress-Free Family Holidays Month
Read a New Book Month
Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Universal Human Rights Month

December 1
World AIDS Day

December 4
National Cookie Day

December 6
St. Nicholas Day

December 7
Pearl Harbor Day

December 10
Human Rights Day

December 13
Saint Lucia Day

December 16
Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party

December 16-24
Las Posadas

December 21
Winter begins

December 24
Christmas Eve

December 25
Christmas Day

December 26-January 1

December 28
Card Playing Day

December 31
New Years Eve