Celebrate National Library Week, April 4-10 with us!

National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities. 

This year’s theme,  “Welcome to Your Library,” promotes the idea that libraries extend far beyond the four walls of a building – and that everyone is welcome to use their services.

Celebrations during National Library Week

  • Monday, April 5: State of America’s Libraries Report released, including Top Ten Frequently Challenged Books of 2020.
  • Tuesday, April 6: National Library Workers Day, a day for library staff, users, administrators and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers.
  • Wednesday, April 7: National Library Outreach Day, a day to celebrate library outreach and the dedicated library professionals who are meeting their patrons where they are.
  • Thursday, April 8: Take Action for Libraries Day, a day to rally advocates to support libraries.

How You Can Show Your Support

  • Visit your local public library or ncwlibraries.org. From movies to ebooks to job seeking assistance, you can explore your passions and discover new ones at the library online. Learn more at ncwlibraries.org/online-resources.
  • Follow NCW Libraries, your local library branch, ALA, and I Love Libraries on social media
  • Participate in the #MyLibraryIs promotion on social media. Share what you love about the resources and services available at the library by posting  on your social media. Tell us how your library has made a difference to you over the last year for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card. Post between April 4 at 10AM – April 10 at 10AM using the hashtag #MyLibraryIs.

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