National Library Week Scavenger Hunt - St. Johns County Public Library

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1. What is the theme of this year’s National Library Week?

2. When was National Library Week first celebrated?

3. According to the American Library Association, how many libraries are there in the United States today?

4. What colors is the national library symbol?

5. What is the largest library in the world?

6. What system is used to classify nonfiction books in the library?

7. What is considered to be the “oldest, largest, and most influential” library organization in the world?

8. Who formed the first public lending library in America?

9. True or False: There are more public libraries in the United States than there are McDonald’s restaurants.

10. What database allows St. Johns County Library patrons to download e-books to their electronic devices?

11. Who is the currently the Main Friends of the Library President?

12. How many bookmobiles currently serve the residents of St. Johns County?

13. Which library was considered to be one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world?

14. Each year in September, libraries across the country celebrate the freedom to read. What is this week called?

15. True of False: America’s libraries have more cardholders than Visa.

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