12 December Celebrations + an Un-Birthday!

December 4 is National Cookie Day

In The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations, you’ll find December poems about:
Chanukah
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
National Cookie Day
Wildlife Conservation Day
Dewey Decimal Day
National Cocoa Day
National Flashlight Day
First Day of Winter
Christmas
Boxing Day
Kwanzaa
New Year’s Eve
and an Un-Birthday!

December Highlights

Dewey Decimal Day

Celebrate Dewey Decimal Day on December 10 with this video that explains the basics and then read “Looking for a Book: A Dialogue with a Librarian” by Elizabeth Steinglass (in English and Spanish)!

Dewey Decimal Day

 

National Cocoa Day

National Cocoa Day is celebrated by some people on December 12 and by others on December 13, but we think it’s such a terrific holiday that you should celebrate it twice with “Cheering for Cocoa” by Ken Slesarik (in English and Spanish)! 

National Cocoa Day

 

 

 

New Year’s Eve

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with two poems: “Happy Noon Year” by Anastasia Suen (from The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations) and “New Year’s Eve, Latino Style” by Margarita Engle, in Spanish and English!

Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations