And what better way to mark the occasion than by looking at some great story time sessions from Sunderland and County Durham in years gone by.
We have 9 photos of your loved ones engrossed in a reading session.
From The Bridges to Blackfell and Tavistock Nursery to Thornhill School. There are reminders galore from the Sunderland Echo archives.
Question is … can you spot someone you know enjoying a good book? Take a look.
1. Brilliant times for these Blackfell Primary students
A 2012 photo showing children from Blackfell Primary School in Washington at a Teddy Bear story-telling activity at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens, led by Morgan Fail, assistant learning officer.
Photo: Picture by David Allan
2. Swashbuckling reminders of 2014
The Beach at the Bridges where 12 lucky three-year-olds from Tavistock Nursery took part in a storytelling session with a Pirate and a Mermaid. Remember this from 7 years ago?
Photo: Picture by Corrina Atkinson.
3. A masterpiece in 2013
Storytelling at the Roker Pods on a Bank Holiday in 2013. Were you there?
Photo: Picture by Kevin Brady
4. Over at Oxclose Primary
Storyteller Tony Wilson pictured opening Oxclose Primary Academy's new library with pupils in 2017. Can you spot someone you know?
Photo: Tim Richardson