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National Literacy Calendar

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

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 2024

Black History Month
National Library Lovers’ Month

3 | Digital Symposium: The Future of Adult Literacy, presented by Mayor’s Office for Adult Literacy (Houston, TX)

7 | World Read Aloud Day

14 – 17 | TALAE Conference, San Antonio

24 | South Texas Literacy Symposium (2023-24 grant year), Edinburg, TX

28 | National Science Day

March 2024

Read Aloud Month/Reading Awareness Month
Women’s History Month
Read Across Texas: Theme TBC

2 | Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss’ birthday)

    | Houston Reads Day

    | East Texas Literacy Symposium (2023-24 grant year), Longview, TX

4 | National Grammar Day

    | 2024 Literacy Texas Annual Award nominations open (close May 17)

4 – 7 | SXSW EDU, Austin, TX

13 – 15 | Nonprofit Technology Conference, Portland, OR

14 | National Write Your Story Day

17 – 20 | COABE National Conference, Nashville, TN

21 | World Poetry Day

21 – 23 | TESOL International Convention & Expo, Tampa, FL

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To be considered for inclusion, events should:

  • Have a literacy focus, and
  • Take place in Texas (or have national significance).

Literacy Texas will make the final decision on which events to list in this calendar.

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