National Library Week

About National Library Week 

National Library Week is a weeklong observance of the value and contribution of libraries in their communities. It has been celebrated by the American Library Association and libraries across the country every year since 1958. This year, National Library Week is April 9-15th. The William D. Block Memorial Law Library and Center for Self-Representation will celebrate National Library Week with an Open House. Light refreshments will be provided, and library tours will be available every half hour. 

Library tours may be scheduled throughout the week (April 10-14) by contacting Joanne Vandestreek, Law Librarian, at (847) 377-2267 or

Event details

  • When: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
  • Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
  • Who: Open to the public.
  • Location: William D. Block Memorial Law Library, Lake County Courthouse, 18 N County Street, Waukegan, IL.
  • Entrance: Entrance through the Main Entrance off of County Street. The Law Library and Center for Self-Representation is behind the Information Desk.

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