2015 Calendar

Planning. It takes, well, planning. What kind of displays do I want to do? What kinds of programming? Here are some upcoming events that I am using to help me plan. I am a big movie junkie so I like to do tie-ins when I can, even if it is just a genre display. And [...]

Planning. It takes, well, planning. What kind of displays do I want to do? What kinds of programming? Here are some upcoming events that I am using to help me plan. I am a big movie junkie so I like to do tie-ins when I can, even if it is just a genre display. And of course there are a lot of educational events that happen throughout the year which are important. I’m trying to work on a calendar list. Here’s what I have so far. Please let me know what’s on your calendar that isn’t on mine.

February

Teen Dating Violence and Prevention Month – Call your local hospital and ask if they have a Sexual Assualt Nurse Examiner (SANE), they sometimes do educational programs on the topics of healthy relationships

2: Youth Media Awards are announced

6: Jupiter Ascending movie opens (science fiction)

20: The Duff movie opens (based on the book by Kody Keplinger)

22-28: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

March

8-14: Teen Tech Week

13: Digital Learning Day

13: Live action Cinderella movie opens

20: Insurgent movie opens

April

Drop Everything and Read

3: Furious 7 (Fast and the Furious part 7)

16: Celebrate Teen Lit Day

12-18: National Library Week

18-25: Money Smart Week

May

1-7: Choose Privacy Week

1: The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron movie opens

15: Pitch Perfect 2 movie opens

22: Tomorrowland movie opens

June

GLBTQ Book Month, Audio Book Month

12: Jurassic World movie opens

19: Paper Towns movie opens, based on the book by John Green

July

18: Ant Man movie opens, Marvel comics

August

7: The Fantastic four movie opens (again)

7: Goosebumps movie opens

September

Library Card Sign Up Month

4: Kitchen Sink movie opens

“In the town of Dillford, it used to be that vampires, humans and zombies used to get along, but then something unexpected arrived and now it’s humans vs. vampires vs. zombies in all-out mortal combat. Now three teenagers must try to get things back to ‘normal’” – Wikipedia

18: The Scorch Trials movie opens

25: Hotel Transylvania II movie opens

27-Oct 3: Banned books Week

October

Will there be a Star Wars Reads Day in 2015? I haven’t seen a date mentioned yet. But with the new Star Wars movie coming out in December, it seems likely.

18-24: Teen Read Week

23: Jem and the Holograms movie opens

30: Scouts Vs. Zombies movie opens

“Three scouts, on the eve of their last camp-out, discover the true meaning of friendship when they attempt to save their town from a zombie outbreak.” – IMDB

November

20: Mockingjay Part 2

December

8: Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens

What other dates/events do you have on your calendar? Let us know in the comments!

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