The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 1918: Armistice was declared between the Allied nations and Germany, ending World War I. The first Armistice Day was celebrated in 1919 and became an annual observance on November 11th. In 1954, this official commemoration was changed to Veterans Day and is now a day to honor all of America’s veterans.
The Aurora Public Library District will be holding a Veterans Day Storytime to celebrate our veterans as well as the ongoing sacrifices made by our military members and their families. Please join us at the Aurora Public Library on Saturday, November 5th at 1:00 PM for stories, song and a craft. No reservations are required for this event; just come with your family and enjoy our time together!
You can learn more about the history of Veterans Day at this link provided by the Veterans Administration.