September 2017 Early Literacy Calendar

By Sarah S. Fri, September 1, 2017

Feel that cool fall air? That means it’s September, and time for a new Early Literacy Calendar!

September is the time we head back to school (or start school for the first time) and begin to settle in for fall. There's also lots to celebrat throughout the month including Labor Day on September 4, Grandparents Day on September 10, Rosh Hashanah, beginning on September 20, and Yom Kippur on September 30.

September is also Library Card Sign-Up Month! Remember that signing your child up for a library card helps to show them responsibility, as well as opening them up to the wonderful world of books and other great library resources.




This month's Early Literacy calendar and links, compiled by Free Library of Philadelphia's children's librarians, is full of great suggestions that parents and caregivers can engage in with their children to help nurture and develop necessary Early Literacy skills!

Early Literacy Calendar September 2017
Download Early Literacy Calendar for September 2017 »


Stop in at your local neighborhood library and ask a children's librarian for more tips and suggestions on Early Literacy; we're always here to help!


Additional calendar design and content by Peter Santa Maria.

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!
Our Early Literacy calendars and links, compiled by Free Library of Philadelphia's children's librarians, are full of great suggestions that parents and caregivers can engage in with their children to help nurture and develop necessary Early Literacy skills!
Our Early Literacy calendars and links, compiled by Free Library of Philadelphia's children's librarians, are full of great suggestions that parents and caregivers can engage in with their children to help nurture and develop necessary Early Literacy skills!
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins on September 20 and is followed by Yom Kippur on September 30.
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins on September 20 and is followed by Yom Kippur on September 30.

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