Resources for what’s on in September

08 September. Today is UNESCO's International Literacy Day, which celebrates efforts to improve literacy around the world.
13 September. Roald Dahl Day. You've got to celebrate with some frobscottle (check out the BFG) or Wonka's Whipple-Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delight (Charlie and the Chocolate factory)! Enjoy Find out more about Roald Dahl Day.
19 September. Talk Like a Pirate Day! Arrgh! Here is some Pirate stories and our very own accessible pirate ship!
21 September. International Day of Peace
23 September. International Week of the Deaf.
23 September. First day of autumn, here are some accessible images with an autumn theme.
29 September. World Heart Day, here is just one of many accessible images of the human body that we have on RNIB Bookshare (Human Heart).

Famous birthdays and authors

2 September. It's J.R.R. Tolkien's birthday, author of The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings. 

19 September. Poet John Keats Wrote 'To Autumn' on this day in 1819 …. 'Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness'  Get into the mood for the season.24 September. It's F Scott Fitzgerald's birthday, famous American author, why not download The Great Gatsby

26 September. T.S. Eliot was born on this day in 1888, why not download some and give it a go?
30 September. Over 150 years since publication of the first volume of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.

RoaldDahl Day 13th September. Quentin Blake illustrations of various characters from his books