What is the theme for National Library Week 2021?
Welcome to Your Library
The theme for National Library Week 2021 is “Welcome to Your Library.” During the pandemic, library workers continue to exceed their communities’ demands and adapt resources and services to meet their users’ needs during these challenging times.
How do we celebrate National Library Week 2021?
Thursday, April 8: Take Action for Libraries Day, a day to rally advocates to support libraries.
- Librarians: Check out our Day-By-Day Guide to Celebrating National Library Week 2021.
- Visit your library [online]
- Participate in the #MyLibraryIs promotion on social media.
Is there a National Librarian day?
Yes, National Librarian Day is observed on April 16.
Why do we celebrate library day?
The 12th of August is being celebrated as National Librarian’s Day. We are celebrating today in remembrance of Dr S.R Ranganathan, National Professor Library Science, who has spearheaded library development in India. Ranganathan was awarded Padma Shri for his valuable contributions to Library Science.
How is Banned book Week celebrated?
Public events where banned and challenged books are read aloud are commonly held to celebrate the event. The international event held by Amnesty International has also been praised for reminding people about the price that some people pay for expressing controversial views.
Is April National Library month?
First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support.
Is April National Library Month?
Who is father of library?
Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan
S.R. Ranganathan, in full Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan, (born August 9, 1892, Shiyali, Madras, India—died September 27, 1972, Bangalore, Mysore), Indian librarian and educator who was considered the father of library science in India and whose contributions had worldwide influence.
Why is Harry Potter banned?
In fact, when Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was first published, many parents and teachers did not want this book in their schools, homes, or libraries. The book promoted “witchcraft, the occult, and anti-family themes” just to name a few. It was successfully banned from thousands of places.