Constitution Day, September 17

The United States of America observes Constitution Day on September 17 of every year. It commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, and recognizes those who have become U.S. citizens. For more information:

  1. Stop near the Circulation Desk at Ladd Library* to pick up your own copy of the Constitution, and to view a selection of library resources from our general and Government Documents collections.

2. Go to LibrarySearch+ for Constitutional history resources online.

3. Attend an online talk on September 17. Two to consider (free to register):

The People’s Constitution: 200 Years, 27 Amendments, and the Promise of a More Perfect Union

Constitution Day 2021

*Ladd Library’s current Access Policy