Boulder City, NV

Library Closed September 2nd for Labor Day

labor_day_stampThe library will be closed Monday, September 2nd for Labor Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 3rd at 9 am.

Labor Day weekend also marks the last weekend of our summer hours. Starting September 8th, the library will be open Sundays from 1-4 pm.

Facts about Labor Day

  • Labor Day celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers.
  • The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union.
  • On on June 28th, 1894, Congress passed an act making the first Monday in September of each year a legal holiday in the District of Columbia and the territories.
  • Labor Day has come to be celebrated by most Americans as the symbolic end of the summer.
  • In high society, Labor Day is (or was) considered the last day of the year when it is fashionable to wear white or seersucker.
  • In U.S. sports, Labor Day marks the beginning of the NFL and college football seasons.

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