International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on January 27, 1945. Learn about, and remember the victims of, the Holocaust with these booklists, community events and exhibits, and online resources.


Books for Young Readers for Holocaust Remembrance Day

Stories of the Holocaust

The Holocaust in Fiction

Books for Teens for Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Community Events

Hours of Freedom on January 27. A virtual event from The Holocaust Center for Humanity.

2022 International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Sephardic Jews and the Holocaust on January 27. A virtual event from Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education.

A Live Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Irene Weiss on February 9. A virtual event from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Virtual Exhibit

Finding Light in the Darkness- This interactive virtual exhibit from The Holocaust Center for Humanity uses artifacts and firsthand accounts to tell the story of Washington State Holocaust survivors.  

Online Resources

Gale in Context: World History and World Book Timelines- Find articles and information to help deepen your understanding of the Holocaust and World War II.

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