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National Library Week - 2019

Libraries = Strong Communities

Event Date

Sunday, April 7, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, April 13, 2019 (All day)
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Event Description

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. All types of libraries – school, public, academic and special – participate. More information on the ALA National Library Week website.

Celebrations during National Library Week include:

  • Monday, April 8: State of America's Libraries Report released, including Top Ten Frequently Challenged Books of 2018.
  • Tuesday, April 9: National Library Workers Day, a day for library staff, administrators, and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers. #nlwd19
  • Wednesday, April 10: National Bookmobile Day, a day to recognize the contributions of our nation's bookmobiles and the dedicated professionals who make high-quality bookmobile outreach possible in their communities. #BookmobileDay2019
  • Thursday, April 11: Take Action for Libraries Day, a day to speak up for libraries and share your library story. #MyLibraryMyStory

Contact

American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2795
(800) 545-2433