International Book Giving Day
Date posted: February 14, 2020
It’s International Book Giving Day! This is a day designed to get books into children’s hands. Here’s how you can participate:
- Give a book to a child as a gift – How to Choose a Book from The Canadian Children’s Book Centre has tips for finding books for children and teens by age.
- Leave a book for a child to discover – Get tips in How to be a Book Giver along with printable labels.
- Donate to a literacy organization that gives books to children.
Why is book ownership important? Research indicates that a home library is important to the development of literacy skills.