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National Library Workers' Day in the United States

Librarians across the United States celebrate National Library Workers’ Day (NLWD) on the Tuesday of National Library Week, held in April every year.

Lots of books at the library.
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Celebrate National Library Workers’ Day

NLWD activities include schools and community organizations giving stars and other awards to honor library workers, lunches to celebrate librarians, and donations made to libraries.

Public Life

NLWD is an observance and not a public holiday in the United States.

About National Library Workers’ Day

Libraries give millions of Americans the knowledge and information they need to live, learn and work in the 21st century. First celebrated in 2004, National Library Workers' Day recognizes the unique contributions that library workers make to help people find the information they need for learning, working, as well as for recreational purposes.

National Library Workers' Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
TueApr 132010National Library Workers' DayObservance 
TueApr 122011National Library Workers' DayObservance 
TueApr 172012National Library Workers' DayObservance 
TueApr 162013National Library Workers' DayObservance 
TueApr 152014National Library Workers' DayObservance 
TueApr 142015National Library Workers' DayObservance 
TueApr 122016National Library Workers' DayObservance 
TueApr 112017National Library Workers' DayObservance 
TueApr 102018National Library Workers' DayObservance 
TueApr 92019National Library Workers' DayObservance 
TueApr 142020National Library Workers' DayObservance 

Quick Facts

National Library Workers’ Day recognizes the efforts and achievements that librarians make to give Americans access to information via books, computers and other media.

National Library Workers' Day 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

National Library Workers' Day 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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Name in other languages

NameLanguage
National Library Workers' DayEnglish
Día de los Trabajadores de la bibliotecaSpanish
יום 'ספריית הפועליםHebrew
يوم العمال مكتبةArabic
도서관 근로자의 날Korean
Najonal bibliotekardagNorwegian
Nationaler Tag der BüchereiangestelltenGerman

List of dates for other years

Other holidays in April 2019 in the United States

Fun Holiday on April 10, 2019

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