National Library Week recognizes the enormous value we receive from our libraries every day. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. Not only do libraries provide us with books to read, but they are valuable tools and resources.
They are continually changing to meet the demands of today’s technology and ever-expanding volumes of knowledge. Libraries and those who coordinate the effort to keep them up to date have been challenged to provide a wide range of media, and they have met the need.
This year's National Library Week theme mirrors an American Library Association (ALA) presidential effort entitled "Libraries = Strong Communities,"