International Literacy Day

The Power of People: Start a Literacy Movement

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International Literacy Day (ILD) shines a spotlight on global literacy needs, which goes hand in hand with ILA’s mission: literacy for everyone, everywhere. On ILD (and every day), ILA advocates for a literate world, supports literacy educators and leaders, and celebrates the power of literacy. Join us for ILD 2015 as we lead the charge for literacy around the world and in our own backyards.

ILD Activity Kit

ILD Activity Kit

This year's activity kit inspires students to work together to make a difference. Beginning September 8, 2015, help students learn about a new culture, broaden their worldview, and inspire collective action with ILD activities.

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Little Free Library Kit

Little Free Library Kit

We're working with Little Free Library® to encourage the construction of community libraries around the world, and you can, too! Download this special kit with instructions on how to build and maintain your own Little Free Library.



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Visit our Café Press shop to order the official ILD 2015 poster, t-shirts, mugs, magnets, and more!