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What day is National Library Workers’ Day on? National Library Workers’ Day 2017 is observed on a Tuesday in April. In 2016, it was on a Tuesday and National Library Workers’ Day in 2018 is on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

Countdown to National Library Workers’ Day 2017 date is below, plus holiday history, activities, facts, details, and upcoming public holidays.

Librarians across the United States celebrate National Library Workers’ Day (NLWD) on the Tuesday of National Library Week, held in April every year.

When is National Library Workers’ Day 2017? This year National Library Workers’ Day is on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.


National Library Workers’ Day recognizes the efforts and achievements that librarians make to give Americans access to information via books, computers and other media.

Below you will find all the details for National Library Workers’ Day 2017 including, are banks open, is there mail delivery and related holiday information.

Is National Library Workers’ Day a federal holiday?

No, National Library Workers’ Day is not a federal holiday. There are ten annual US federal holidays on the calendar designated by the United States Congress. The following federal holidays are established by law:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Third Monday in January).
  • Washington’s Birthday (Third Monday in February)
  • Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (First Monday in September)
  • Columbus Day (Second Monday in October)
  • Veterans Day (November 11)
  • Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)

Is National Library Workers’ Day a national holiday?

NLWD is an observance and not a public holiday in the United States. National Library Workers’ Day is not a national holiday. Unlike many other countries, there are no ‘national holidays’ in the United States because Congress only has constitutional authority to create holidays for federal institutions. Most federal holidays are also observered as state holidays.

Is National Library Workers’ Day a paid holiday?

The answer depends on your employer. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require payment for time not worked, such as vacations or holidays (federal or otherwise).

Does the mail run on National Library Workers’ Day?

Yes, there will be mail delivery on National Library Workers’ Day. All post offices and federal offices of any kind will be open for the holiday, which means businesses and homes will receive mail. This also counts USPS and Fedex packages. See holiday schedule on USPS and Fedex. The only time mail is not being delivered is on federal holidays, which are listed above.

Are banks open on National Library Workers’ Day?

National Library Workers’ Day is a regular holiday, which means all federal offices, courts and most banks will be open. While most banks are open, some banks can operate on their own schedules, so it may be best to check with your local branches. U.S. stock and bond markets like the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ will be open. Grocery stores and malls are reportedly open.

If your bank is closed, it is still possible to conduct general banking transactions via ATM, online banking or your mobile phone. Apps and websites are running though not all normal functions may be accessed for the holiday.

Are stores open on National Library Workers’ Day?

On National Library Workers’ Day, most stores, restaurants, shopping centers, and malls are open. There are no holidays on which all businesses are closed by law. However, some stores may have shortened or extended holiday hours for the day. Stores may be operating on holiday schedule with limited or reduced hours of operation. Some businesses may be closed on in order to give their employees the day off. For restaurants, stores and other establishments specific to your area, you will have to check with the individual business.

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National Library Workers’ Day 2017

Holiday: National Library Workers’ Day
Date: April 11, 2017
Weekday: Tuesday
Holiday Type: Observance
National Library Workers’ Day 2018: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
National Library Workers’ Day 2019: Tuesday, April 9, 2019
National Library Workers’ Day 2020: Tuesday, April 14, 2020

History & Origin

How To Celebrate National Library Workers’ Day

How To Say National Library Workers’ Day in:

Spanish: DΓ­a de los Trabajadores de la biblioteca
Norwegian: Najonal bibliotekardag
German: Nationaler Tag der BΓΌchereiangestellten

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