National Library Week

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First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the United States each April, typically the second full week.[1]

National Library Week occurs in April which is School Library Month. National Library Workers Day, National Bookmobile Day and Support Teen Literature Day all occur during National Library Week.

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The first National Library Week of the Jamaica Library Association was held March 6–12, 1966.[2]


  1. ^ Anderson, Dee (2009). Reading is Funny!. ALA Editions. p. 135. ISBN 0-8389-0957-4. 
  2. ^ Drake, Miriam A. (2003). Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Des-Lib. CRC Press. p. 1428. ISBN 0-8247-2078-4. 

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