ACPL celebrates National Library Week with contests, lectures and more

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The Allen County Public Library's event calendar for National Library Week.
The Allen County Public Library’s event calendar for National Library Week.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Libraries across the country are celebrating National Library Week.

The Allen County Public Library is celebrating the week with different events including contests, a poetry slam and tours of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection of President Lincoln’s assassination.

The week kicked off Monday with an Altered Book Contest. The various book designs can be seen at the downtown Allen County Public Library. The books will be on display until June.

The week ends with a lecture from Shannon Cable titled ‘Civil War– Mourning and Death of Abraham Lincoln’.

Click here to download a PDF from the Allen County Public Library of its events for National Public Library Week.

 

The day was first sponsored by the American Library Association in 1958.

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