Literacy Events and Celebrations

Literacy conferences, advocacy events, celebrations, and other literacy-related special days, around the United States (and sometimes, the world!).

For the Literacy Texas event calendar, please go here.

Events below are listed for your convenience; Literacy Texas is not affiliated with all the organizations below and inclusion is not necessarily endorsement. We do our best to keep this page current, but all information should be independently verified.

February 2023

Black History Month



15 – 19

24 – 25



World Read Aloud Day

TexTESOL V Regional Conference, virtual

TALE Annual Conference, Houston, TX

National Science Day

March 2023

Read Aloud Month/Reading Awareness Month
Women’s History Month



6 – 9


Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss’ birthday)

SXSW EDU, Austin, TX

April 2023

Volunteer Appreciation Month
National Financial Literacy Month
Mathematics Awareness Month
National Month of Hope

2 – 4

2 – 5

2 – 8


19 – 23





World Literacy Summit, Oxford, UK

COABE National Conference, Atlanta, GA

National Library Week

National School Librarian Day

Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX

Earth Day

UNESCO World Book Day

Literacy Texas birthday (1989) – established as Texas Adult Literacy Laubach

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