September is Civic Awareness Month, an opportunity for your library to promote civic engagement and cultivate an informed, involved citizenry that can work in partnership with your local government.
Get inspiration for "civic literacy" events you can do — consider these programs offered by other libraries:
Arin Wilken (Mondovi Public Library) posted on the WisPubLib discussion group, asking "Have any of you smaller libraries (population 5000 or less) had any success with a Bedtime Story Program? I was thinking of doing a weekly program during the summer where kids come in at 6:30 or 7:00 with their jammies on and a pillow and listen to stories and maybe have milk and cookies.
Consider hosting an Antique Appraisal Event for your next library fundraiser.