Welcome to Constitution Day 2016!
Constitution day is an American federal observance that commemorates the formation and signing of the Unites States Constitution. Observed this year on September 16th, Constitution Day was formerly called Citizenship Day and also honors all those who have become U.S. Citizens.
Learn more about the U.S. Constitution
The Library provides access to a variety of resources including book, articles, web resources and video, to help you learn more about the U.S. Constitution.
On the Shelf
Interested in finding out more about our Constitution? These library databases are an excellent place to start.
Visit the following links to learn more about the U.S. Constitution.
How Well Do You Know the Constitution?
Now Playing : Video Resources
Learning Never Stops: 21 Videos that Help Make Learning the Constituiton Fun
A collection of videos including tutrioals and movie scenes abuot the Constitution.
The Constitution and Foundations of Government
“This program explores the origins, outbreak, and outcome of the American Revolution, the major political texts which grew out of that struggle, and their ongoing significance today.”
@ 2010 | 26 Minutes | Watch Now
In Search of the Constitution (Series)
Bill Moyers examines the vitality of our nation's most important document by listening to people who interpret and teach it, as well as people whose lives have been changed by it. Moyers' purpose in this series was "to hear a variety of opinions whose sum total will show that the Constitution is a living, if conflicted, force in contemporary lives, even as it shaped the generations before us. It is our common bond to the past and our legacy to the future."
© 1987 | 11-part series, 60 Minutes each| Watch Now
The Making of the Constitution
A compelling account of the events leading up to the creation of the Constitution. This historical account includes a richly textured mix of historical art, compelling video footage, and insightful commentary, it explores a fascinating mix of individuals, political philosophers, and social issues of the day.
© 1997 | 30 Minutes | Watch Now
The Amendments to the Constitution: Bill of Rights and Beyond (Series)
“Between 1787, when the Constitution was written, and the present time, thousands of proposed amendments have been introduced in Congress. But in that time, only 27 of those proposed amendments have been ratified. These 27 amendments tell some of the most important stories in American political, social, and cultural history.”
© 1998| 20-part series, varies | Watch Now