national library week

National Library Week

This week, West Branch Public Library encourages all community members to visit their library in person or online to explore and access services and programs. WBPL offers a wide array of programs, events, and resources that are available in person or from the comfort of home, including storytimes, book discussions, ebooks, games, and more.

April 3-9, 2022 is National Library Week, a time to highlight the essential role libraries, librarians and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening communities. The theme for this year’s National Library Week is “Connect with Your Library,” which promotes the idea that libraries are places to get connected to technology by using broadband, computers and other resources. Libraries also offer opportunities to connect with media, programs, ideas and classes, in addition to books. Most importantly, libraries also connect communities to each other.

Libraries of all types continue to go above and beyond to keep their communities connected by expanding resources and embracing inclusion in their programming, resources and collections. Libraries across the country are making a difference in people’s lives by providing electronic learning resources like online homework help and wi-fi access for students and workers who may lack internet access at home. WBPL is supporting the community with services such as BrainFuse Homework Help and circulating mobile hotspots for 24-hour internet access at home.

This National Library Week, you can show your appreciation and support for libraries by visiting us in person or online, following us on social media and using the hashtag #NationalLibraryWeek.