Celebrate Jolabokaflod

Celebrate Jolabokaflod? Jolabokaflod, also known as the “Christmas Book Flood, ” is a unique tradition in Iceland that is celebrated on Christmas Eve. This tradition began during World War II, an era marked by economic constraints and strict currency restrictions across Europe. In Iceland, these conditions and the relative leniency on paper imports made books an … Read more

Children’s Book Week

Children’s Book Week is an annual celebration of children’s books and reading. Since 1919, it is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, young people across the country participate by attending events at schools, libraries, bookstores, celebrating at home and engaging with authors online and in person. The 2023 Children’s Book Week … Read more