May 26, 2022

Happy World Book and Copyright Day & Happy Birthday William Shakespeare

April 23rd is World Book and Copyright Day sponsored by UNESCO. This special day began in 1995. April 23 is also Shakespeare’s 451st birthday.

Resources and other materials here.

Also, the International Publishers Association posted a new infographic with some facts and stats about children and reading.

See Also: Shakespeare FAQ & Shakespeare’s Life (via Folger Shakespeare Library)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.