National Library Week 2007-ARCHIVE

National Library Week

(Originally Posted March 9, 2007)

Come together @ your library: celebrate National Library Week at O’Keefe Library, April 15-21, 2007 


April 15-21 will be National Library Week – a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries, librarians and library workers in schools, campuses and communities nationwide

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. 

The librarians and staff of the O’Keefe Library see the week as an opportunity to show our appreciation for our patrons on and off campus by sponsoring activities and programs designed to bring the SAU community to the library.

The O’Keefe Library is celebrating National Library Week with the following activities/programs:

Monday, April 16 – Treat Day, all day 

Tuesday, April 17 – Library Tattoo Day, all day 

Wednesday, April 18 – Annual Paper Airplane Contest, 2:30 p.m. 

Thursday, April 19 – Library Games Day, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. 

Friday, April 20 – Raffle drawing 

All week – Enter the raffle for great prizes. 

All week – Enter the “Find the READ posters” contest, entry form available at the reference desk. 

All week – Library Fine Forgiveness: We will forgive fines on overdue library materials returned anytime between April 15-21, 2007!  (Fine forgivenes does not apply to pre-existing fines or fines on items borrowed from other PrairieCat libraries)

Monday, April 16-Friday, May 4 – O’Keefe Brief Haiku contest: Share your thoughts or feelings about libraries or librarians by participating in our Haiku Contest! Details are provided on the O’Keefe Brief  Fun Stuff  page.

For more information, visit the O’Keefe Library, call (563)333-6245 or see the library’s Web site at 


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Bryan Hinds Evening Circulation Supervisor St. Ambrose University 518 W. Locust St. Davenport IA 52803
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