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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.

Is National Library Workers' Day a Public Holiday?

Although National Library Workers' Day is not a public holiday, businesses and schools may be closed because it falls on the same date as San Jacinto Day in 2020, which is a public holiday in Texas.

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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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015TueApr 14National Library Workers' DayObservance
2016TueApr 12National Library Workers' DayObservance
2017TueApr 11National Library Workers' DayObservance
2018TueApr 10National Library Workers' DayObservance
2019TueApr 9National Library Workers' DayObservance
2020TueApr 21National Library Workers' DayObservance
2021TueApr 6National Library Workers' DayObservance
2022TueApr 12National Library Workers' DayObservance
2023TueApr 11National Library Workers' DayObservance
2024TueApr 9National Library Workers' DayObservance
2025TueApr 8National Library Workers' DayObservance

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