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May 6, 2024

The long-awaited week is here, and we are honored to be celebrating with young readers, educators, librarians, booksellers, families, book creators, and publishers around the country for the 105th year in a row!

Use #NoRulesJustRead online and let us know all the ways you are celebrating. You can also email pictures of your events and activities (please keep in mind permissions when sharing photos of children) to



There are lots of great ways to celebrate! Here are a few:

  • Join Sophie Blackall for her Children’s Book Week event on Saturday, May 11 at 1pm ET. Sophie will be live at the Brooklyn Public Library and you can tune in from anywhere using this live stream link!
  • Join Club No Rules Just Read. Watch Sophie Blackall, this year’s Children’s Book Week poster artist and spokesperson, explain all about the club. Watch the video and join in!
  • Looking for an event in your area? See what your local library or bookstore has planned for young readers this week. And check out our local event listings for Children’s Book Week specific programs.
  • Explore all the FREE resources on the Every Child a Reader website. You can print activity sheets and bookmarks, explore more participation ideas, see our 105 Book Week facts, and more!



Thank you for joining the fun during our favorite week of the year!

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