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National Library Week 2022

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NLW 2020


Monday, April 4, 2022

State of America's Libraries Report released, including Top Ten Frequently Challenged Books of 2021:

[Links to borrow books through the Hawai'i State Public Library System (HSPLS) or a University of Hawai'i campus are provided below]

  1. Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe (available at HSPLS)

  2. Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison (available at HSPLS)

  3. All Boys Aren't Blue by George Johnson (available at HSPLS)

  4. Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Perez (available online via UHM)

  5. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (available in print at LCC)

  6. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (available in print at multiple UH Libraries)

  7. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews (available at HSPLS)

  8. The Bluest Eye (available in print at multiple UH Libraries)

  9. This Book is Gay by Juno Dawson (available at HSPLS)

  10. Beyond Magenta (available in print at KCC)

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

National Library Workers Day, a day for library staff, users, administrators, and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers. Show some love for your favorite librarians! #nationallibraryweek2022


Wednesday, April 6, 2022

National Library Outreach Day (formerly National Bookmobile Day), a day to celebrate library outreach and the dedicated library professionals who are meeting their patrons where they are.


Thursday, April 7, 2022

Take Action for Libraries Day, a day to rally advocates to support libraries.


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