Thursday, September 17, 2015

The US Constitution is 228 years old today. Happy Constitution Day!

Today marks the 228th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution (Sept. 17, 1787).

Every year on this date, we commemorate this occasion and honor the Founding Fathers who signed this important document by celebrating Constitution Day!

Please join us in the celebration by visiting our online library guide as well as our display cases.

The display cases with additional information and library resources about the Constitution can be found on the 5th floor of the Ort Library.
 The library guide is available at with additional library and online resources, including videos, about the Constitution and Constitution Day.  Find entertaining games and videos help you test your own knowledge and learn even more about the Constitution!

At Sept 17 at 2:00 PM through live streaming, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will be presenting a talk related to his book,  The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities.  More information and a link to the presentation can be found here:  Additional live streamed events can be found here:
Happy Constitution Day!

1 comment:

  1. The Ort Library will provide free booklets on the U.S. Constitution throughout the day at the Circulation Desk on Floor 3.