National Aunt and Uncle Day

Man in grey shirt holding young child on his shoulders

Show your appreciation for your favorite aunt or uncle on Sunday, July 26, National Aunt and Uncle Day.

Don't have an aunt or uncle?  How about a close family friend you call Auntie or Uncle?  

Track down any long-lost relatives using the library's resources:

Ancestry.com:  Temporarily available from home!  Search family history through census, birth, marriage, military, & death records, passenger lists & more.

Hertitage Quest: Search family history through census, book, PERSI, Revolutionary War, Freedman’s Bank & U.S. Serial Set records.

 

 

Or read some books about aunts and uncles:

Book cover for Auntie and MeBook jacket for Book Uncle and MeBook jacket for What Aunts/Uncles Do BestJacket cover for book. Aunt Dimity's DeathBook jacket for Auntie Mame

Watch some famous aunts and uncles from film:

DVD cover for Duck TalesDVD cover of The Wizard of OzDVD cover for 2019 animated Addam's FamilyDVD cover for 2019 Little WomenDVD cover for Auntie Mame

Can you tell I love Auntie Mame?

What fictional aunts and uncles are your favorites?

Aunt Hilda or Aunt Zelda from Sabrina the Teenage Witch?  Uncle Phil and Aunt Vivian from Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?  Or maybe you love the baddies like the Dursleys in the Harry Potter series?