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National Librarian Day

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About National Librarian Day

When is National Librarian Day? This holiday is always celebrated on April 16

National Librarian Day, an April 16 holiday, celebrates and honors librarians. They are among the most knowledgeable people you know. When you visit your cavernous library in search of a particular book, or a specific research topic, they always quickly point you in the right direction. And, they do so with a smile.

Experts of the Dewey Decimal System, your Librarian aids and assists you in identifying and retrieving a myriad of books, periodicals, and reference materials.  Librarians hold a wealth of knowledge in their heads. Got a subject you are researching? Chances are, the Librarian will point you right to the book you need.

Did You Know? As of 2020, there are 17,454 libraries in the U.S. This number includes main and branches, as well as bookmobiles.

How to Celebrate National Librarian Day

Here are some ways to enjoy National Librarian Day:

  • Visit your local library.
  • While you are there, make sure to thank all the library workers you see, for the information and support they tirelessly give you each time you visit.
  • Explore all the services a library has to offer.
  • Donate your used books to your local library.

Today's Quote

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – – Thomas Jefferson

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History and Origin of National Librarian Day

Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day. It is possible that this day and National Library Workers Day were originally one and the same.

Originally, this holiday did not have the word “National” in the title. Beginning around 2015, some internet websites began referring to this holiday as National School Librarian Day. However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day.

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