Children’s Activity Calendar: April 2018

We dare you to try to keep a straight face this April — it’s National Humor Month! It’s also School Library Month and National Poetry Month, and days like National Name Yourself Day and Poem in Your Pocket Day are sure to keep the creativity — and the giggles — coming all month long. So break out your funniest books of poetry, and laugh it up at your library this month!

Download a printable 8.5″ x 11″ version of the calendar.

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Matthew Winner

Matthew Winner

Library Media Specialist and Host of The Children’s Book Podcast
Matthew Winner is an elementary school librarian in Howard County, Maryland. He is the host of The Children's Book Podcast (formerly All The Wonders), a weekly podcast featuring insightful and sincere interviews with authors, illustrators and everyone involved in taking a book from drawing board to bookshelf. He is the author of Asha Went Walking, a webcomic for young readers illustrated by Lorian Tu-Dean, about a girl, her arctic fox companion and her magic bag. In 2013, Matthew was named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker and was invited to the White House as part of the Champions of Change program. Visit Matthew online at or on Twitter at @MatthewWinner.