Book Lovers Day

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Book Lovers Day
Official nameNational Book Lovers Day
Also calledBLD
Observed byAll
Significanceobserved to encourage bibliophiles
DateAugust 9

Book Lovers Day is celebrated on August 9 every year.[1][2][3][4] This is an unofficial holiday observed to encourage bibliophiles to celebrate reading and literature. People are advised to put away their smartphones and every possible technological distraction and pick up a book to read. Book Lovers Day is widely recognized on global scale yet its origin and creator remain unknown to date.[5][6]


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  2. ^ "Der 9. August ist der Tag der Buchliebhaber". 9 August 2018.
  3. ^ FOX 4 Now (9 August 2017). "National book lovers day" – via YouTube.
  4. ^ "National Book Lover's Day Today: Readers find solace in comics, philosophy and fiction - Free Press Journal". 9 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Book Lovers Day: Authors share more about their favorite reads". 9 August 2018.
  6. ^ Levine, Daniel S. (9 August 2017). "National Book Lovers Day 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know".