National Book Lovers Day: Importance, Celebration and Quotes

National Book Lovers Day: Importance, Celebration and Quotes: Book Lovers Day is celebrated annually on 9 August, to encourage reading and literature. On this day holiday is observed to inspire people to celebrate reading. On this day people are advised to put their phone away and come together to fall into the depth of the literature.

Ways to Celebrate Book Lovers Day

  1. Visit Local Library

Libraries have been around us since the middle ages but nowadays, with the advancement of technology people have started forgetting about libraries. On National Book Lovers Day, leave your smartphone at home and reconnect with the comforting smell of old books in public libraries.

  1. Gift the Book

What can be better on National Book Lovers Day to share your love of words by gifting bunch of books to your friends and relatives. You along with your friend can volunteer together to gift books to those who cannot afford.

  1. Make some Literary References

On National Book Lovers Day try to make as many historical references and implement the dialect of some of your favourite books and see who else wishes to join in with you.

  1. Book Exchange

On National Book Lovers Day you can inter-exchange your favourite books with your friend’s books. This will be a good way to accept a book without any charge and you can also increase your knowledge. Make sure while exchanging books share a few words about the book.

  1. Host your Book Club or Book Lovers Party

Book Club or Book Lovers Party is not only about wine and cheese but it’s about coming together and discuss about your favourite reads and making people more about the books and their knowledge. For fun part, you can also dress up like your favourite character or authors of your favourite book.

Importance of Book Lovers Day

  • This day has a significant role in everyone’s life as books connect us with the people all over the world. It is a medium of connection between two people and more.
  • Books not only connect us with other people but also connect us with our past, present as well as future.
  • This day came into existence to make people more aware about books and the versatility of knowledge inside them.

Quotes on books for Book Lovers Day

Here are some quotes on books by famous authors, writers and novelist which will defiantly encourage you towards reading and books.


“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” —George R.R. Martin, Novelist

“Every story I create, creates me. I write to create myself.” —Octavia E. Butler, American Fiction writer


“I have always imagined paradise will be a kind of library.” —Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine Short Story writer


“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” —C.S. Lewis, writer


“How can I explain to anyone that stories are like air to me, I breathe them in and let them out over and over again” —Jacqueline Woodson, Writer


“A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.” —Madeleine L’Engle, American Writer


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“I love books. I adore everything about them. I love the feel of the pages on my fingertips. They are light enough to carry, yet so heavy with worlds and ideas. I love the sound of the pages flicking against my fingers. Print against fingerprints. Books make people quiet, yet they are so loud.” —Nnedi Okorafor, American Writer