Back to School Month
8 August 2021 - Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony
8 August - International Cat Day
9 August - Book Lover's Day
An unofficial holiday observed to encourage bibliophiles to celebrate reading and literature.
17 August 2021 - Dixon Public Schools Start Date
19 August - World Humanitarian Day
World Humanitarian Day recognizes the efforts of aid workers who put their lives on the line to help affected people during times of global crisis.
30 August 1797 - Birthdate of Mary Shelley
31 August 1786 - Start of what has been called Shay's Rebellion Read about it and then, read more about it with a book from our shelves!