2013 National Library Week Proclamation


National Library Week 2013
WHEREAS, libraries are the heart of their communities, campuses and schools; 
WHEREAS; librarians work to meet the changing needs of their communities, including providing resources for everyone and bringing services outside of library walls; 
WHEREAS, libraries and librarians bring together community members to enrich and shape the community and address local issues;
WHEREAS, librarians are trained, tech-savvy professionals, providing technology training and access to downloadable content like e-books; 
WHEREAS, libraries offer programs to meet community needs, providing residents with resume writing classes, 24/7 homework help and financial planning services to teens applying for student loans to older adults planning their retirement;
WHEREAS, libraries continuously grow and evolve in how they provide for the needs of every member of their communities; 
WHEREAS, libraries, librarians, library workers and supporters across America are celebrating National Library Week.
NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that I (name, title of official) proclaim National Library Week, April 14-20, 2013.  I encourage all residents to visit the library this week to take advantage of the wonderful library resources available @ your library.  Communities matter @ your library.
Download a Word document of the proclamation.