As a matter of fact, the local Linux group has just decided to do it again this year (and somehow I keep getting tagged as the organizer):

Carol Bean

--- On Tue, 8/5/08, Nicole Engard <> wrote:
From: Nicole Engard <>
Subject: [oss4lib-discuss] Software Freedom Day
To: "OSS4LIB List"
Date: Tuesday, August 5, 2008, 7:23 AM

Did you know that September 20th was Software Freedom Day?  Are you hosting an event at your library?  I wrote about the event here: and you can read the official page here: 

It's not a day I've heard about before, but it sounds like a great way to get the word out about OSS in our libraries - I just wish I had read about it sooner.


Nicole C. Engard
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