Saturday, June 27, 2009

Library Will be Closed on Friday, July 3

Independence Day, commonly known as July 4th, arrives this Saturday, but the official observance by the College is Friday, July 3.  We will be closed that day so that you can get ready to celebrate with all the energy you can muster.

Check out this link provided by Office of Citizens Services & Communications
for lots of information about history, safety, fun facts, trivia quizzes, and more:

Fourth of July is Independence Day

And American University hosts this site prepared by a librarian who's all about the history of how people have celebrated the 4th.

4th of July Celebrations Database

And PBS will blow you away with their website of celebratory events and loads of other interesting things to do, know, and learn.

A Capital Fourth: America's Independence Day Celebration

And if you plan to take pictures of some fireworks displays, read the info at the New York Institute of Photography on how to get really great shots.

New York Institute of Photography

Whatever you do, have a safe and happy Independence Day celebration, and we'll see you back in the library on Monday, July 6.

NYC  fireworks

Image courtesy of Bill Kostroun, Associated Press / July 4, 2007

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