Created by the New York Public Library in 2014, the fourth Wednesday in January offers a unique opportunity for book lovers an opportunity to express their reading preferences through a single photograph. Whether they frame their favorite authors, titles, genres or cover art, readers share a bit of their library in creative ways.
HOW TO OBSERVE #LibraryShelfieDay
On the day, book lovers share selfies of themselves in front of library shelves and in front of shelves of their personal book collections. These photos are known as shelfies and are shared on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #LibraryShelfie.
Here are some examples from previous years.