National Library Week
April 13 – 19, 2014
There’s No Place Like the Library!
The Yavapai College Libraries will join hundreds of libraries across the country and celebrate National Library Week. This year our theme is “There’s No Place Like the Library!”
The Prescott Campus Library will celebrate the week with the following events:
- Food for Fines: All Week
- Celebration Cake: Weds. 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
- The Wizard of Oz Displays: All Week
- The Wizard of Oz Children’s Reading: 10:30 a.m. Weds & 10:30 a.m. Thurs. in the Library Magazine & Newspaper Area
The Food for Fines campaign Is a way for the library and the library users to help our community. For every $1 in fines owed the Prescott campus library you can bring in a non-perishable item (up to five items). All items are going to the Prescott Area Shelter Services.
The Verde Valley Campus Library will celebrate the week with the following events:
- Celebration Cake: Weds. 2:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.
- Library Displays: All Week
Our inspiration was for this years’ National Library Week was the 75th anniversary of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and the fabulous book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz written by L. Frank Baum in 1900.
The 1939 The Wizard of OZ film and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz books are available for checkout in the library’s catalog:
“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. All types of libraries – school, public, academic and special – participate.”