Today is Book Lovers’ Day

August 9th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

New York, August 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reading makes us smarter and happier people. So it has been said. That is why this 9th of August; we will be celebrating Book Lover’s Day.

On this day, people are expected to get a book and find a good place where they can relax and read the books peacefully. Though this day has not been fully agreed on as some say that this day should be celebrated on the first Saturday of November, book lovers are encouraged to celebrate the day by reading a book.

The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum and Grassroots Books are some of the organizations that recognize this day and are planning to celebrate it in a special way. The two organizations will have their celebrations from 10 am in the morning to 4 30 pm in the afternoon. The organizations will mark this Book Lover’s Day by giving away 1000 books to children and their families.

The celebrations will be done at The Discovery 490 S Center St and this is where the children and their families will receive the books. A children’s book will be read after every hour and every participant will be expected to pick a book. The museum will also be accepting book donations from those who want to donate books on this day.

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