Thursday, August 18, 2011

Dates to Remember at the Library

September is Library Card Sigh-up Month. If you don’t have one, stop by the library and get one. Bring a picture ID and another form of ID with your name and current address. Children under 16 must have a parent sigh for their library card.

Labor Day is September 5th. Celebrate the last major holiday of the summer with your family and friends. The library will close on 3rd at 5 p.m. and reopen on September 6th at 9 a.m.

Midday at the Library : 9/11 10 Years After Book Talk September 8th. Dan Nieman will do a book talk on books related to the September 11, 2001 incident on Thursday August 8th at 12:30 p.m.

Patriot Day September 11th. Commemorate Patriot’s Day by flying the American flag today. Watch for special ceremonies connected to this day.

Banned books Week September 24-October 1 Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment.  Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information while drawing attention to the harms of censorship by spotlighting actual or attempted bannings of books across the United States. Watch for Banned Book Week activities at the library.

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