National Library Week is April 9-15


We’re Proud To Celebrate National Library Week, We Do Proclaim…

WHEREAS, libraries help change lives in their communities, campuses and schools;

WHEREAS, librarians work to meet the changing needs of their communities, including providing resources for everyone and bringing services outside of library walls;

WHEREAS, libraries and librarians bring together community members to enrich and shape the community and address local issues;

WHEREAS, librarians are trained, tech-savvy professionals, providing technology training and access to databases and downloadable content like e-books;

WHEREAS, libraries offer programs to meet community needs, providing residents with resume writing classes, homework help, support for small businesses and financial planning services to teens applying for student loans and to older adults planning their retirement;

WHEREAS, libraries continuously grow and evolve in how they provide for the needs of every member of their communities;

WHEREAS, libraries provide a safe space for teens to enjoy reading, STEM activities, leadership opportunities, creative activities and friendship in a supportive atmosphere.

WHEREAS, libraries support reading, literacy and life-long learning for residents of all ages and in multiple languages,

WHEREAS, libraries, librarians, library workers and supporters across America are celebrating National Library Week and this year’s theme “Libraries Transform,”

Evanston Public Library welcomes all residents to visit the library during National Library Week, April 9-15, to take advantage of the wonderful library resources available here: from cultural events and technology classes to storytimes and book discussions. We encourage you to complete the Evanston Public Library survey at one of our three locations to provide your thoughts and feedback on our library services. To educate yourself on proposed cuts to federal library funding, please read the American Library Association statement.

Lives transform @ your library.


Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.