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Black Children's Book Week Events Calendar

Black Children’s Book Week is a global celebration of Black children and the people who ensure Black children are represented in books and other children’s media. While the week is administered by Black Baby Books,
events are hosted by both the Black Children’s Book Week Committee, and celebrants throughout the world!

Our collaborative calendar is below.
Click on the associated event links to register directly with event organizers.


Online Event

During the entire month of February Dear Beautiful Brown Girl will be featuring #28DaysofBlackGirlBooks. We are featuring Black Books with a Female Protagonist. All 28 books are written by Black […]

BCBW DMV YouTube Channel Launch

Online Event

DC, Maryland & Virginia... Get Ready! The Black Children's Book Week DMV YouTube Channel will launch Sunday, February 27th at Noon with DMV-based black children's author readings, introductions including author […]


Melanin Mass Moms Black Reading Week Book Giveaway

Online Event

Melanin Mass Moms supports Black Reading Week! Melanin Mass Moms is giving away 20 diverse age appropriate books for free on a first come first serve basis to support parents […]


Black History Month Book Drive

Online Event

In support of the inaugural Black Children’s Book Week (BCBW) February 27, 2022 – March 5, 2022 the Kappa Sigma NYC Alumnae chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will […]

cMoe Black Children’s Book Week

Online Event

The Koch Family Children's Museum of Evansville (cMoe) will join the celebration by supporting black child authors. Each author will read their published book and you each can be viewed […]

Lane ESD- Lane AABSS Book Drive

Lane ESD Main Office 1200 Highway 99 North, Eugene, OR

The staff of Lane ESD and our school districts, community organizations and community members will be purchasing newly purchased books written by African American and Black others that will be […]


The Radikal Readers 1000 Book Challenge

Are you up for the challenge? The Radical Readers Clubhouse is ecstatic about hosting our 1000 book drive challenge. The goal we have set is to collect 1000 books by […]


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