Read a Book Day - September 6
Wed, Sep 6, 2023

Read a Book Day

Read a Book Day is a great excuse to spend the whole day with your favorite book. Immerse yourself in the world of fantasy and adventure, visiting imaginary worlds. Feel how the stories told on the pages of books override the noise of the real world and the constant stream broadcast by the media.


Many believe Read a Book Day originated in America, but its exact origin is still unknown. One thing is obvious, millions of people are waiting for September 6 to forget about everyday affairs and worries and plunge into fictional stories. According to statistics, more than 80% of Americans believe reading is of great benefit, but they cannot devote enough time to this hobby. If you have a list of books to read, stop putting it off until later and start reading.

Interesting Facts

  • The first book clubs appeared in the 17th century, at which time women actively studied the Bible.
  • Reading has become popular in large part thanks to the Oprah Winfrey Book Club, which has been operating since 1996.
  • Due to being busy, about 75% of Americans can only afford to read one book a year.
  • About 675 million books are bought annually in America.

How to take part

Download an e-reading app to your phone or tablet so you can spend more time on your favorite hobby. Plan your day so that it leaves at least 30 minutes for reading. Volunteer at your local library to help the organization and gain access to a huge collection of books.

When is Read a Book Day in 2023?

Read a Book Day is observed on September 6 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Wednesday September 6 2023
Friday September 6 2024
Saturday September 6 2025
Sunday September 6 2026

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