Whether you're visiting in person or virtually, libraries offer the opportunity to explore new worlds through access to technology, multimedia content, and educational programs. Take time to connect with your library during National Library Week to see all they have to offer.
2. What's Your Library Story? Tell us for a chance to win.
National Library Week Honorary Chair Kelly Yang found the courage to pursue her dreams through access to resources at her childhood library and the support of librarians. What role has the library played in your life?
Did you find inspiration in a book? Get help finding a job or starting a business? Have you made new friends at the library?
If you love your library, help us and the American Library Association make some noise during National Library Week. There's never been a more important moment to show your support.
Celebration Days During National Library Week
Monday, April 24: Right to Read Day Right to Read Day is a National Day of Action to in support of the right to read. The State of America's Libraries Report is released, including Top Ten Frequently Challenged Books of 2022.
Tuesday, April 25: National Library Workers Day National Library Workers Day, a day for everyone to recognize the valuable contributions made by library workers.
Wednesday, April 26: National Library Outreach Day National Library Outreach Day, a day the dedicated library professionals who are meeting their patrons where they are.
Thursday, April 27: Take Action for Libraries Day Take Action for Libraries Day, a day to rally advocates to urge members of Congress to invest in libraries.