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National Library Week April 12-18, 2015

national-library-weekFirst sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. This year’s event takes place April 12-18 with the theme “Unlimited possibilities @ your library.”

This event provides an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote use and support of all types of libraries: school, public, academic and special. All are encouraged to create ways to participate. The ALA website offers a number of free resources, ideas, downloads, posters, etc.

Specific celebration days include: National Library Workers Day – the Tuesday of the week (April 14, 2015); National Bookmobile Day – the Wednesday of the week (April 15, 2015); and Celebrate Teen Literature Day – the Thursday of the week (April 16, 2015).

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