Did you know that April 10-April 16, is National Library Week? The theme for 2016 National Library Week is “Libraries Transform”and Gene Luen Yang will serve as Honorary Chair.
Gene Luen Yang is an award-winning graphic novelist and the 2016-2017 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. His 2006 book, American Born Chinese, was the first graphic novel to be a finalist for a National Book Award and the first to win the American Library Association’s Printz Award.
It also won an Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album. Learn more about Gene Yang.First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is observed by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. National Library Week is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries to promote library use and support. From free access to books, computers and online resources to story times, death cafes and community gatherings,libraries offer something for everyone. Come celebrate with us by visiting your local library!