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Why celebrate National Library Week?

Once a year libraries throughout the nation celebrate National Library Week and bring awareness to the contributions of all libraries and library workers. In 1954, a National Book Committee was formed by the American Library Association (ALA) and the American Book Publishers in response to a growing concern that Americans were less invested in reading than radios, television, and musical instruments. From this committee, with help from ALA and the Advertising Council, National Library Week was...

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