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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when your Abilene Public Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers, and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning.

There is nothing more empowering than signing up for your own library card.  Through access to technology, media resources, and educational programs, a library card gives students the tools to succeed in the classroom and provides people of all ages opportunities to pursue their dreams and passions.

Libraries offer everything from storytime activities to promote early literacy to access to databases and resources to assist in homework help, thus helping to transform lives and communities through education.  At your Abilene Public Library, you’ll find a wide variety of educational resources and activities.

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The Abilene Public Library, along with libraries everywhere, continue to adapt and expand service to meet the evolving needs of our community.  To sign-up for a library card, or to learn more about the library’s resources and programs, please visit us online.

This year, DC’s Wonder Woman is embarking on a mission to champion the power of a library card as Library Card Sign-Up Month Honorary Chair.  In her new role, Wonder Woman will promote the value of libraries and encourage everyone to get their very own library card.

Since 1987, Library Card Sign-Up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year.  During the month, the ALA and libraries unite together in a national effort to ensure every child signs up for their own library card.

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