World Book Night
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.