International Women's Day
This International Women's Day, we are celebrating the incredible contributions of women authors to literature.
Valentines Day Reads
Looking to fall in love with a book this Valentine's Day? ❤️❤️❤️
Goodreads choice awards 2023
From more than 5.8 million votes - meet the winners of 2023 Goodreads choice awards.
16 Days of Activism
The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign.
The 2023 theme is “UNITE! Invest to prevent violence against women and girls”.
The campaign calls on everyone to show how much they care about ending violence against women and girls by sharing the actions they are taking to create a world free from violence towards women. It runs from November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, until 10 December, Human Rights Day.
World Vegan Month
World Vegan Day is a global event celebrated annually on 1 November.
Vegans celebrate the benefits of veganism for animals, humans, and the natural environment.
World Food Day
World Food Day is an international day celebrated every year worldwide on October 16 to commemorate the date of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in 1945
Indigenous Literacy Day
Wednesday 6 September
ILD is hosted by the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, an Australian not-for-profit charity that aims to improve literacy in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Visit Our Yarning, a free digital library of culturally relevant education resources created by and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Children's Book Week: READ, INSPIRE, GROW
19 August – 25 August
Each year CBCA connects children and books by celebrating Book Week. Australian children's literature enriches our nation, and the annual awards recognise Australian books of literary merit and outstanding contribution to Children's literature and the joyful celebration of stories for children.
May 27 - 3 June
National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
International Star Wars Day
May The 4th Be With You
"May the Fourth be with you", is a pop-culture spin of the common phrase spoken amongst Jedi in the Star Wars films "May the Force be with you".
Star Wars fans choose this day to celebrate all things Star Wars.
Eucy, our Library Koala is egg-cited to hop into reading this Easter long weekend
and has discovered some fun books about their favourite time of year.
Harmony Day is a celebration that recognises our diversity and brings together everyone from all different backgrounds. Let’s celebrate everything that makes each one of us special in the world.
International Women's Day
March 8th, 2023 marks International Women’s Day - a day to celebrate women everywhere and bring our attention to issues such as gender inequality and violence against women.