National Book Lovers Day 2022

National Book Lovers Day

When is National Book Lovers Day 2022

National Book Lovers Day 2022

Tuesday, August 09, 2022


When is National Book Lovers Day 2023

National Book Lovers Day 2023

Wednesday, August 09, 2023

Why we celebrate National Book Lovers Day?

National Book Lovers Day is celebrated to enjoy reading books. This day encourages people to ignore watching movies and prefer reading. Reading improves imagination and literacy. Thanks to books, we know the history of our world. They are of great value. Thus, on this holiday, it is worth honoring those who wrote and protected (or write and protect) books. And also, people express respect for those who read them.
No one knows exactly where this holiday came from. A book lover is a person who likes to read books and cares about them.

What Do People Do?

People celebrate this day in different ways. Some people go to the public library for a new book or buy new ones for their home libraries. Communities of book lovers arrange meetings and share their impressions about the works they have read. They arrange quizzes and exchange books. People make lists of writers they will read or listen to (audiobooks). Parents teach children the alphabet.

How to Celebrate National Book Lovers Day?

National Book Lovers Day is celebrated annually on August 9th. The holiday is quite popular all over the world. Reading a book is the easiest way to join the celebration. Reread your favorite novel or head to the bookstore for a novelty. We have prepared a selection of interesting books for you to help you make the right choice. Save it for yourself not to lose it. And also write your favorite books in the comments below.

A selection of interesting books

  • Dystopian Books
    • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
    • 1984 by George Orwell
    • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • Detective Books
    • Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
    • The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
    • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  • Popular Science Books
    • A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
    • The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
    • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
  • Novels
    • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
    • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • Fantasy Books
    • The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin
    • Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
    • The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien

5 interesting book-related facts

  1. There are over 120 million books in the world. A person is not able to read all the existing books in his entire life.
  2. The most expensive book costs $30.8 million. It is Codex Leicester by Leonardo da Vinci, and Bill Gates bought it.
  3. Johannes Gutenberg used a printing press in the mid-1440s for the first time. He took the mechanisms of the wine press as the basis of the invention. Bible printing was the main job of the innovator. By the way, the Bible is the best-selling book of all time.
  4. Speed-reading competitions are one of the most controversial mental competitions. At the moment, it is known that Howard Steven Berg from the USA set the Guinness record for speed reading. He read 25,000 words per minute. The average adult reads about 240 words per minute.
  5. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling is the most popular novel in the world. In total, over 500 million copies have been sold. Despite this, American Catholic school policy opposes the reading of this book since it stands against the propaganda of spells, curses, and magic.

National Book Lovers Day Observances

List of dates for other years

Weekday Date Year Name
Friday 09 August 2019 National Book Lovers Day
Sunday 09 August 2020 National Book Lovers Day
Monday 09 August 2021 National Book Lovers Day
Tuesday 09 August 2022 National Book Lovers Day
Wednesday 09 August 2023 National Book Lovers Day
Friday 09 August 2024 National Book Lovers Day
Saturday 09 August 2025 National Book Lovers Day
Sunday 09 August 2026 National Book Lovers Day
Monday 09 August 2027 National Book Lovers Day
Wednesday 09 August 2028 National Book Lovers Day
Thursday 09 August 2029 National Book Lovers Day
Friday 09 August 2030 National Book Lovers Day
Saturday 09 August 2031 National Book Lovers Day
Monday 09 August 2032 National Book Lovers Day

National Book Lovers Day Video

National Book Lovers Day Cards

List of Common Holidays in 2022

Date Holiday Type
January 2022    
Jan 1 - Tues New Year's Day 2022 National holiday
Jan 6 - Sun Epiphany 2022 Christian
Jan 7 - Mon Orthodox Christmas Day 2022 Orthodox Christian
Jan 14 - Mon Orthodox New Year 2022 Orthodox Christian
Jan 15 - Tues Makar Sankranti 2022 Hindu
Jan 21 - Mon Tu B'Shevat 2022 Jewish
Jan 21 - Mon Martin Luther King Day 2022 National holiday
February 2022    
Feb 1 - Fri National Freedom Day 2022 Observance
Feb 1 - Fri National Wear Red Day 2022 Observance
Feb 2 - Sat Groundhog Day 2022 Observance
Feb 5 - Tues Chinese New Year 2022 Observance
Feb 12 - Tues Lincoln's Birthday 2022 Observance
Feb 14 - Thurs Valentine's Day 2022 Observance
Feb 18 - Mon Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2022 National holiday
March 2022    
Mar 1 - Fri Read Across America Day 2022 Observance
Mar 1 - Fri Employee Appreciation Day 2022 Observance
Mar 5 - Tues Maha Shivaratri 2022 Hindu
Mar 5 - Tues Mardi Gras 2022 Christian
Mar 6 - Wed Lent 2019 Christian
Mar 6 - Wed Ash Wednesday 2022 Christian
Mar 10 - Sun Daylight Saving Time - begins 2022 Daylight Saving
Mar 17 - Sun St. Patrick's Day 2022 Observance
Mar 20 - Wed Spring/Fall - March equinox 2022 Season
Mar 21 - Thur Purim 2022 Jewish
Mar 21 - Thurs Holi 2022 Hindu
April 2022    
Apr 1 - Mon April Fools' Day 2022 Observance
Apr 3 - Wed Isra and Mi'raj 2022 Muslim
Apr 13 - Sat Thomas Jefferson Birthday 2022 Observance
Apr 14 - Sun Rama Navami 2022 Hindu
Apr 14 -Sun Palm Sunday 2022 Christian
Apr 15 - Mon Tax Day 2022 Observance
Apr 16 - Tues National Library Workers Day 2022 Observance
Apr 18 - Thurs Maundy Thursday 2022 Christian
Apr 19 - Fri Good Friday 2022 Christian
Apr 20 - Sat Holy Saturday 2022 Christian
Apr 20 - Sat Passover - Starts 2022 Jewish
Apr 21 - Sun Laylat al Bara'at 2022 Muslim
Apr 21 - Sun Easter 2022 Christian
Apr 21 - Sun Earth Day 2022 Observance
Apr 22 - Mon Easter Monday 2022 Christian
Apr 24 - Wed Administrative Professionals Day 2022 Observance
Apr 25 - Thurs Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2022 Observance
Apr 26 - Fri Orthodox Good Friday 2022 Orthodox Christian
Apr 26 - Fri Arbor Day 2022 Observance
Apr 27 - Sat Passover - Final Day 2022 Jewish
Apr 28 - Sun Orthodox Easter 2022 Orthodox Christian
May 2022    
May 1 - Wed May Day 2022 Observance
May 2 - Thur Yom Hashoah 2022 Jewish
May 2 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2022 Observance
May 5 - Sun Cinco de Mayo 2022 Observance
May 6 - Mon National Nurses Day 2022 Observance
May 6 - Mon Ramadan starts 2022 Muslim
May 12 - Sun Mothers' Day 2022 Observance
May 15 - Wed Peace Officers Memorial Day 2022 Observance
May 18 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2022 Observance
May 22 - Wed National Maritime Day 2022 Observance
May 23 - Thurs Lag BaOmer 2022 Jewish
May 27 - Mon Memorial Day 2022 National holiday
May 30 - Thurs Ascension Day 2022 Christian
Jun 1 - Sat Laylat al Qadr 2022 Muslim
June 2022    
Jun 1 - Sat Laylat al Qadr 2022 Muslim
Jun 5 - Wed Eid al-Fitr 2022 Muslim
Jun 6 - Thurs D-Day 2022 Observance
Jun 9 - Sun Shavuot 2022 Jewish
Jun 9 - Sun Pentecost 2022 Christian
Jun 10 - Mon Whit Monday 2022 Christian
Jun 14 - Fri Flag Day 2022 Observance
Jun 16 - Sun Fathers' Day 2022 Observance
Jun 20 - Thurs Corpus Christi 2022 Christian
Jun 21 - Fri Summer/Winter Solstice 2022 Season
July 2022    
Jul 4 - Thurs Rath Yatra 2022 Hindu
Jul 4 - Thurs 4th of July - Independence Day 2022 National holiday
Jul 28 - Sun Parents Day 2022 Observance
August 2022    
Aug 4 - Sun Friendship Day 2022 Observance
Aug 11 - Sun Day of Arafat 2022 Muslim
Aug 11 - Sun Tisha B'Av 2022 Jewish
Aug 11 - Sun Eid al-Adha 2022 Muslim
Aug 14 - Wed Raksha Bandhan 2022 Hindu
Aug 15 - Thurs Assumption of Mary 2022 Christian
Aug 19 - Mon National Aviation Day 2022 Observance
Aug 21 - Wed Senior Citizens Day 2022 Observance
Aug 23 - Fri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 Hindu
Aug 26 - Mon Women's Equality Day 2022 Observance
Aug 31 - Sat Muharram 2022 Muslim
September 2022    
Sept 2 - Mon Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 Hindu
Sep 2 - Mon Labor Day 2022 National holiday
Sep 8 - Sun National Grandparents Day 2022 Observance
Sep 10 - Tues Ashura 2022 Muslim
Sep 11 - Wed Patriot Day 2022 Observance
Sep 17 - Tues Constitution Citizenship Day 2022 Observance
Sep 23 - Mon Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2022 Season
Sept 29 - Sun Navratri 2022 Hindu
Sept 30 - Mon Rosh Hashana 2022 Jewish
October 2022    
Oct 7 - Mon Child Health Day 2022 Observance
Oct 7 - Mon Dussehra 2022 Hindu
Oct 9 - Wed Leif Erikson 2022 Observance
Oct 9 - Wed Yom Kippur 2022 Jewish
Oct 14 - Mon Sukkot 2022 Jewish
Oct 14 - Mon Columbus Day 2022 National holiday
Oct 16 - Wed Boss's Day 2022 Observance
Oct 21 - Mon Shemini Atzeret 2022 Jewish
Oct 22 - Tues Simchat Torah 2022 Jewish
Oct 27 - Sun Diwali 2022 Hindu
Oct 31 - Thurs Halloween 2022 Observance
November 2022    
Nov 1 - Fri All Saints' Day 2022 Christian
Nov 2 - Fri All Souls Day 2022 Christian
Nov 3 - Sun Daylight Saving Time - ends 2022 Daylight Saving
Nov 10 - Sun The Prophet's Birthday 2022 Muslim
Nov 11 - Mon Veterans Day 2022 National holiday
Nov 28 - Thurs Thanksgiving Day 2022 National holiday
Nov 29 - Fri Black Friday 2022 Observance
December 2022    
Dec 2 - Mon Cyber Monday 2022 Observance
Dec 1 - Sun Advent 2022 Christian
Dec 6 - Fri St Nicholas Day 2022 Christian
Dec 7 - Sat Pearl Harbor Remebrance Day 2022 Observance
Dec 17 - Tues Wright Brothers Day 2022 Observance
Dec 22 - Sun Winter/Summer Solstice 2022 Season
Dec 23 - Mon Hanukkah/Chanukah - Starts 2022 Jewish
Dec 24 - Tues Christmas Eve 2022 Christian
Dec 25 - Wed Christmas Day 2022 National holiday
Dec 26 - Thurs Kwanzaa -thru Jan 1 2022 Observance
Dec 30 - Mon Hanukkah/Chanukah - Final Day 2022 Jewish
Dec 31 - Tues New Years Eve 2022 Observance

 


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