Posted by bclibbooks
on Oct 16th, 2013
The Library will be closed on Friday, October 25th in observance of Nevada Day. We will resume our normal hours on Saturday, October 26th from 11 am-4pm.
Nevada Day Facts
- Nevada Day commemorates the admission of the state of Nevada into the union on October 31, 1864.
- The first known observance of Nevada Day (originally known as “Admission Day”) was by the Pacific Coast Pioneer society during the 1870s.
- In 1933, the state designated October 31 as Nevada Day and a state holiday.
- It is normally celebrated on the last Friday in October. It won’t fall on the 31st until 2014.