Fun Fact April 21, 2020
21 April 2020
Today is National Library Workers Day according to National Day dot com. National Library Workers Day recognizes the valuable contributions library staff make every day to their communities through their hard work and dedication. The day is celebrated annually on the Tuesday of National Library Week. The American Library Association sponsors National Library Workers Day, and it was first celebrated in 2004. It was started as a way to raise support for better benefits and salaries at a time when they had been stagnant for years. The observance continues to promote increased benefits and wages for the services provided by library workers every day. Library workers champion our youth. They foster creativity and are a wealth of diverse opportunities for growth. Not only do they create projects and inspiration for our youth, but they also create them with enthusiasm! It can be quite infectious. Their knowledge and ability bring valuable tools directly to communities that might otherwise go without. They also serve every age group, many organizations, and entire communities.