SEPTEMBER is a sensational month! Most of us think of September as "Back to School" Month, but it is much more!
It's also: Library Card Sign-up Month, National Piano Month, National Hispanic Heritage Month, and Childrens' Good Manners Month.
And, September boasts so many special days. How many of the following did YOU know about?
September 2: Labor Day Holiday.
September 3: Naperville Public Library Childrens' Storytimes start!
September 4: The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset.
September 8: International Literacy Day
September 9: National Grandparents Day
September 11: Patriot Day, commemorating 9/11.
September 13: The Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur begins for those of the Jewish faith.
September 16: Birthday of H.A. Rey, author CURIOUS GEORGE.
September 19: Full Moon and "TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY!"
September 21 : International Day of Peace.
September 22: Autumn begins, and it's also HOBBIT Day!
September 24: National Punctuation Day.
September 25: Author Shel Silverstein's birthday (author of WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS)
September 26: Johnny Appleseed's birthday
September 30: THe first printed book (Gutenberg's BIBLE) was published in 1452!
Now, on to OCTOBER!