WHEREAS, our nation's public, academic, school and specialized libraries transform their communities; and
WHEREAS, libraries play a vital role in supporting the quality of life in their communities; and
WHEREAS, librarians are trained professionals, helping people of all ages and backgrounds find the resources they need to live, learn and work in the 21st century; and
WHEREAS, libraries are part of the American Dream – places for opportunity, education, self-help and lifelong learning; and
WHEREAS, libraries bring you a world of knowledge both in person and online; and
WHEREAS, libraries are a key player in the national discourse on intellectual freedom, equity of access, and narrowing the “digital divide;” and
WHEREAS, libraries, librarians, library workers and supporters across America are celebrating National Library Week with The Campaign for America’s Libraries.
Signed and sealed this 4th day of April, 2007.
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