Finding a Place at the Library ― From Home

Library Resources | April 16, 2020

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Although their physical spaces may be closed, public libraries are still helping people find their place in the world.

Since 1958, the American Library Association (ALA) has sponsored National Library Week during the second week of April as a time to recognize the power of libraries and their impact on the larger community.

This year’s National Library Week theme, “Find Your Place at the Library,” was chosen by the ALA before anyone could anticipate that a global pandemic would force most libraries to temporarily close their physical doors. Since the library’s virtual doors are still open, the ALA has revised the theme to be “Find the Library at Your Place.”

“Libraries are open for business online, providing the virtual services and digital content their communities need more than ever,” the ALA reminds us.

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