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2021 Events & Observances

September 17: Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, as defined by the Law Library of Congress, is observed each year on September 17 to commemorate the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, and “recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens." For legislation, Presidential Proclamations, and Executive Orders pertaining to this commemoration, visit the Law Library of Congress' Constitution Day and Citizenship Day page.

Online Resources

Online Resources about the Constitution 

The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription from the National Archives

The Constitution Annotated from the Library of Congress. This site premiered on September 16, 2019 and has additional features and upgrades planned. 

U.S. Constitution presented with explanatory text from the Legal Information Institute of Cornell Law School

Constitution of the United States: Primary Documents in American History from the Library of Congress

The US Constitution video and transcript from the Khan Academy

Online Resources about U.S. Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)  homepage

Citizenship Resource Center provides study materials and resources

The Naturalization Test



The Library's Annual Observances of Constitution Day & Citizenship Day


The St. Johns River State College Library recognizes and is dedicated to its role as an agency "to support the creation of a more equitable, diverse and inclusive society" and endorses the American Library Association's related statements. The SJR State Library also supports the Florida Library Association’s Statement on Racial Justice. The SJR State Library and Learning Resources Department's events & observances provide resources and opportunities to explore cultures throughout America and around the world. 

St. Johns River State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of St. Johns River State College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling 404-679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (