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National Library Week: Days of National Library Week

Monday, April 5:

Celebrations during National Library Week include:

Monday, April 5: State of America's Libraries Report released, including Top Ten Frequently Challenged Books of 2020.

The State of America’s Libraries report is a summary of library trends released during National Library Week. It outlines statistics and issues affecting all types of libraries. Libraries are a microcosm of the larger society. They play an important and unique role in the communities that they serve and provide an inclusive environment where all are treated with respect and dignity. 

Wednesday, April 7: National Bookmobile Day.

A day to celebrate our nation's bookmobiles and outreach services, previously National Bookmobile Day. Dedicated to professionals who make quality bookmobile outreach possible in their communities.

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This day is now known as National Library Outreach Day.

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. Please see the last page of this LibGuide for more...


Thursday, April 8: Take Action for Libraries Day.

Take Action for Libraries Day is a national library advocacy effort observed for the first time on the Thursday of National Library Week, April 13, 2017.

National Library Legislative Day

Held in Washington, D.C., National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) is a two-day educational event designed to provide attendees the opportunity to learn from policy experts and raise awareness among federal legislators about how and why libraries are vital to communities across America.