Freedom of Information Day

Freedom of Information Day

Freedom of Information Day, celebrated annually on March 16, promotes public access to government information and the public’s right to know.  Held during Sunshine Week, the day also celebrates the birth of our fourth President, James Madison (1751-1836).  Madison is...
Stop.  Think.  Connect.

Stop. Think. Connect.

October is National Cyber Security Awareness month, sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance.  Beware of theft, fraud and cyber crime, secure your key accounts and devices, and actively manage your privacy. You can do your part for cyber security by...
Celebrate the Freedom to Read:  Banned Books Week

Celebrate the Freedom to Read: Banned Books Week

Observe Banned Books Week this week, September 23-29.  Banned Books Week draws attention to attempts at censorship by restricting access to books across the country.  Sponsors for the week include the American Library Association, the American Booksellers Association,...
2018 National Book Festival – Sept. 1

2018 National Book Festival – Sept. 1

Spread the Joy of Reading! Join the 2018 National Book Festival on September 1 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  Sponsored by the Library of Congress, the Festival includes visits with many authors.  A presentation by Supreme Court Justice Sonia...
Stop. Think. Connect.

Stop. Think. Connect.

October marks the 13th  National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the 6th annual campaign for “Stop. Think. Connect.”  Highlights of the campaign are: Keep a clean machine. Protect your personal information. Connect with care. Be Web Wise. Be a good...
National Book Festival, September 24

National Book Festival, September 24

The Sixteenth Annual National Book Festival is Saturday, September 24, at the Washington Convention Center.  Make the most of your day at the Festival by following the Festival’s blog. Download the app to view all of the day’s activities.  The Festival is...

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