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Tidbits and treats from the Sunnyvale Public Library Reference Division

Library Closed for Labor Day August 28, 2008

Filed under: History,Holidays — svref @ 9:00 am

The Sunnyvale Public Library will be closed on Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day. The Library will be open during normal hours on Saturday and Sunday and will reopen on Tuesday.

Sunnyvale City offices will be closed as well on Labor Day. For complete information about closures and city activities, read the press release here.

Did you know that the first Labor Day parade was held in New York City on September 5, 1882? Read more about the origins of Labor Day from the Library of Congress or the U.S. Department of Labor.

Photo of Labor Day parade along South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, 1909. From the Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.

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