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National Library Week and National Library Workers Day Celebrations Scheduled for Week of April 11, 2016

National Library Week and National Library Workers Day Celebrations Scheduled for Week of April 11, 2016

 Carl Albert State College libraries will join libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week April 11-15, 2016. In addition, April 12th is National Library Workers Day and is a day to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers.

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 Carl Albert State College Joe. E. White Library in Poteau, and the Delores O’Guin Mitchell Library in Sallisaw will both celebrate National Library Week.

Activities at the Poteau campus library will include: Selfies in the Shelfies, Giant Tic Tac Toe, used book sale, mini golf and bowling in the stacks, chess, and checkers.

Activities at the Sallisaw campus library will include:  Selfies in the Shelfies, Giant Tic Tac Toe, chess, and checkers.

CASC Director of Libraries Terri Carroll stated, “We invite everyone to visit the CASC libraries at Poteau and Sallisaw.”  She continued, “During this time of economic crisis, it is more important than ever to get the word out about the library and the free resources we have for our students, faculty and staff.”

To learn more about what the College’s libraries have to offer, visit carlalbert.edu and click on “Library” at the top of the home page.

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