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Libraries Remember Day

Join us in honoring Libraries Remember Day - celebrate the many ways libraries make a difference in our lives!
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September 11
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Mark your calendars for Libraries Remember Day on Sept. 11 and join in the celebration of books, libraries and all the wonderful things they have to offer! This day was first established in 2006 as a way to honor the victims of 9/11 and remind us how important it is to never forget their sacrifice. It's an opportunity to celebrate the joys of reading, learning and exploring – something that our libraries are full of. Whether you take a trip to your local library or enjoy some quiet time with a book at home, make sure to take part in this meaningful tradition.

History of Libraries Remember Day

Libraries Remember Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2006</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Establishment of Libraries Remember Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>Libraries Remember Day was first established to honor the victims of 9/11 and to highlight the significance of knowledge and learning.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2008</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Nationwide Participation</div><div class='timeline-text'>The holiday gained nationwide recognition with libraries across the country holding commemorative events and activities.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2013</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Yearly Commemorative Activities</div><div class='timeline-text'>Libraries start yearly tradition of hosting literary events, reading sessions, and seminars to mark Libraries Remember Day.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2016</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Decade of Remembrance</div><div class='timeline-text'>On its 10th anniversary, Libraries Remember Day was marked by an increase in participation and larger events at libraries nationwide.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Virtual Celebrations Begin</div><div class='timeline-text'>Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many libraries move their Libraries Remember Day commemorations online, making it accessible to an even larger audience.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Libraries Remember Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a book drive</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather books from family, friends, and neighbors and donate them to your local library. Donated books can make a real for libraries in need of more resources.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit the library</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take a trip to your local library and celebrate Libraries Remember Day. You may even find some interesting books or interesting people while you’re there.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a library reading</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather a few friends and host a group reading at your local library. Have everyone read aloud from their favorite books, poems, or short stories.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Write to the library</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Send a letter or postcard to the librarians of your local library thanking them for all the hard work they do. Let them know how much you appreciate all of their efforts.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Volunteer at the library</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Volunteer your time to help out the librarians with shelving books, organizing events, or helping out with any other tasks they have planned.</p></div></div>

Why We Love Libraries Remember Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Libraries provide access to knowledge</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Museums often contain information about the past, but libraries are filled with books that can help us learn from the present and plan for the future. Libraries have been around for centuries, providing people with access to valuable knowledge and resources.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Libraries offer a quiet place to study</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>For students looking for a peaceful spot to focus on their studies, libraries are the perfect refuge. Whether you're looking for a quiet corner or an entire room of computers and desks, many offers different levels of privacy when it comes to studying.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Libraries promote literacy</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Reading is not only important for academic success, but it's also very beneficial for personal development. Libraries are dedicated to promoting literacy by offering free classes and workshops, as well as one-on-one tutoring sessions to help people increase their reading skills.</p></div></div>

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When is Libraries Remember Day?

Libraries Remember Day is celebrated on September 11 every year. In 2024 Libraries Remember Day will occur on a Wednesday.

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