Read a Book Day 2024

Read a Book Day is celebrated annually on September 6. To celebrate this day you can read a book, gift a book to someone, host a book reading party, and donate books to a library. Teachers can arrange classroom activities to celebrate Read a Book Day.

Read a Book Day will be celebrated on Friday, September 6, 2024.

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Motivational Quotes About Reading

“Think before you speak. Read before you think.”
― Fran Lebowitz (American author and public speaker, born in 1950)

“We read to know we’re not alone.”
― William Nicholson (British playwright and novelist, born in 1948)

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies.”
― George R.R. Martin (American author and television producer, born in 1948)

“′Classic′ – a book which people praise and don’t read.”
― Mark Twain (American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer, 1835 – 1910)

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
― Stephen King (American author, born in 1947)

“Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.”
― Cassandra Clare (American author, born in 1973)

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Interesting Facts About Books And Reading

  • The fear of running out of something to read is called Abibliophobia.
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling is the fastest-selling book in history, which sold 8.3 million copies in the first 24 hours following its release on 21 Jully 2007.
  • Deepak Sharma Bajagain from Nepal made a world record of the longest marathon reading aloud. H read aloud for over 113 hours in September 2008.
  • The world’s highest library is located on the 60th floor of the JW Marriott Hotel in Shanghai. It is 757.5 ft above the street level.
  • Did you know that there is a word for the smell of a good book? It’s Bibliosmia.

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