MOUNT VERNON — The Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County is joining all types of libraries across the state to participate in “Snapshot Day: A Day in the Life of Ohio Libraries” on Tuesday, Oct. 9, to capture and share information about how important academic, public, school, and special libraries and library systems are to the state of Ohio.
On Tuesday, the main library in Mount Vernon and branch libraries in Gambier, Danville and Fredericktown will compile statistics, customer comments, photographs or video, and other details representing a typical day at the library. The results collected and pictures taken will be added to those of other libraries across the state to raise awareness about the important role of libraries in Ohio.
Executive Director John Chidester said, “We invite patrons and visitors to stop in, or share their comments online, and be a part of this historic day. Libraries are more important than ever to our communities, and library usage is at record levels. We want all the residents of Ohio, and particularly our Ohio lawmakers, to see what a typical day is like for an Ohio library.
All types of libraries are encouraged to participate and showcase what libraries do for Ohio residents.