Celebrate World Read Aloud Day, Wednesday February 3rd!

World Read Aloud Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021. World Read Aloud Day is an annual holiday created to encourage the joy of reading and sharing stories.  The Hamden Library is excited to participate in this global event and we encourage you to join us! Throughout the day we will be posting video clips and photos of Hamden Library staff reading some of our favorite books.

Visit our Instagram and Facebook pages to follow the fun. Post a picture or video of yourself celebrating the joy of reading aloud, use the hashtag #WRADChallenge and tag us for a chance to win a signed copy of My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World by Malcolm Mitchell. Visit LitWorld.org for links to virtual read alouds, activities and more!

Click here to watch our World Read Aloud Day videos! Check the links below for World Read Aloud Day activities provided by Scholastic. Make your reading crown and join us on Feb.3rd!

Reading crown template

Reading companion templates

Book mark with read aloud tips

World Read Aloud Day book picks

Malcolm Mitchell reading My Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World