Like the current year, 1920 was an eventful one for the United States. The “Spanish Influenza” epidemic of the previous two years, which we’ve heard a lot about recently, had taken 675,000 American lives, including more than half of the 116,000 who died while serving in World War I.
Although our buildings are closed, we’re still open online. You can read books, watch movies and TV shows, take a class, or learn a language from home with your library card.
Readers around the world share their love for e-books during Read an E-Book Day on every September 18. Be a part of the festivities by checking your favorite e-book out from the library, sharing your reading stories online on your social media, or just simply setting aside some time to read.