Public Awareness Events

National Library Week

FInd the library at your place, Celebrate National Library Week, April 19-25, 2020.National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities.

The theme for National Library Week 2020 (April 19-25) is "Find your place at the library." Visit the National Library Week web page and for updates.

Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. A library card brings stories to life!Each year thousands of public and school libraries come together each September in a national effort to remind parents and children that a library card is the most important school supply of all. Library Card Sign-up Month was launched in 1987.

DC Comics' Winder Woman is 2020 Honorary Chair. Free resources will be available for libraries, including a sample press release, proclamation, PSA scripts, as well as print and digital public service announcements and artwork for library cards.  Visit the Library Card Sign-up Month web page and for updates.




Check out the full list of ALA Public Awareness Events.