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August 9th is Book Lover's Day: Long Island Events for Book Lovers

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August 9th is a day for people to take a break and enjoy a book. In addition to enjoy a book, there are many book ...

August 9th is a day of book lovers. Book Lover's Day is a day for, not only the book lover, everyone to stop and pick up a book to read. You can read anywhere! At the beach, in a park, at home, or even on your patio. Books offer another world where we can enter or give us information about people and places.

Reading books has advance further than most people can imagine. From physical books, to e-readers, to our smartphone, books are more accessible than every before. Even libraries have adapted with allowing renting on your electronic devices.

Where better to read a book than a library. Libraries not only offer books to read, but also sponsor events. These events range from arts and crafts to book readings, Book Lover's Day can be achieved at your local library.

Check out all the book related events going on at your local libraries!

What event or book will you be enjoying for this Book Lover's Day? Tell us in the comments below!

 

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