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TOLKIEN READING DAY – March 25

Tolkien Reading Day - March 25

Tolkien Reading Day – March 25
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TOLKIEN READING DAY

Celebrated around the world on March 25, Tolkien Reading Day is a favorite of among fans of the renowned author. 

J.R.R. Tolkien (Jan. 3, 1892 – Sept. 2, 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist and university professor.  He was best known as the author of the classic works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarrillion as well as Roverandom and Farmer Giles of Ham.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Read some of Tolkien’s works and use #TolkienReadingDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

This day was started in 2003 by the Tolkien Society to encourage the readings of J.R.R. Tolkien. March 25th was chosen as the date to honor the fall of Sauron in Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.

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