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