World Book Night

Shepherd Park Library lends a hand

  What is World Book Night?

  • An annual celebration dedicated to spreading the love of reading, person to person.
  • It is a nonprofit organization.
  • It is set for April 23 each year to honor William Shakespeare's birthday.
  • It was successfully launched in the U.K. in 2011, and World Book Night was first celebrated in the U.S. in 2012.
  • Books are selected by an independent panel of booksellers and librarians.
book display