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National Library Week 2022

National Library Week, April 23-29, 2023, There's More to the Story

National Library Week Dates

Monday, April 24: Right to Read Day is a National Day of Action in support of the right to read. The State of America's Libraries Report is released, including Top Ten Most Challenged Books of 2022.

Tuesday, April 25: National Library Workers Day, a day for everyone to recognize the valuable contributions made by library workers.

Wednesday, April 26: National Library Outreach Day, a day the dedicated library professionals who are meeting their patrons where they are.

Thursday, April 27: Take Action for Libraries Day, a day to rally advocates to urge members of Congress to invest in libraries.

Social Media


Tell ALA by posting to Instagram, Twitter, or on the I Love Libraries Facebook page. Use the hashtag #MyLibraryStory. We'll gather all the entries and one randomly selected winner will receive a $150 Visa gift card and a Kelly Yang Front Desk poster. Three second-place winners will receive Kelly Yang Front Desk posters. The promotion starts Sunday, April 23 at noon CT and ends on Friday, April 28 at noon CT. Don’t forget to tag your library!

Don't forget to follow the American Library Association and I Love Libraries on social media:

 ALA accounts: Twitter: @ALALibrary 

Facebook: @AmericanLibraryAssociation 

Instagram: @americanlibraryassociation

I Love Libraries: Twitter: @IloveLibraries | Facebook @ILoveLibraries



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Events at Hinds Libraries


Holtzclaw Library National Library Week 2023 Programs

  • Monday, April 24, 10:30am Student Union Building--Chip Chip Hooray! We appreciate you!

National Library Week Introduction

  • Tuesday, April 25, 10:00am GEB Room 203----“Journal your Story”

  • Tuesday, April 25, 01:00pm GEB Room 203---Part I:  “There’s more to Their Stories”  

Chew & Chat-Students’ Conversation

  • Wednesday, April 26, 10:00am GEB Room 203 ---Part II:  “Your Story” Trivia Game

  • Thursday, April 27, 01:00pm GEB Room 203—“Telling the story with Poetry”


  • Monday, April 24 @ 12:30pm

“Battle of the Book”: The Sunset Readers Book Club will team up against each other to determine who knows more about the book Then She Was Gone. Join us for a friendly battle!

  • Tuesday, April 25 @12:30p.m.

Vision Board Party: Write your vision and make it plain by creating a collage of your short- and long-term goals through arts and crafts.

  • Wednesday, April 26 @12:30p.m.

“Study Hard… Play Harder!”

Join us to discuss effective study tips in preparation for finals AND to play various fun games. Light refreshments will be served!


  • Wednesday, April 26, 12:15

Silent Disco


  • Thursday, April 27th 6-8pm

Open Mic Night