APRIL 15 – 21, 2007

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.

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that I, Kenneth C. Boyd, Chairman  of the Board of Supervisors of Albemarle County, proclaim


April 15-21, 2007




and encourage all Albemarle County residents to visit the library this week to take advantage of the wonderful library resources available and to thank their librarians and library workers for making information accessible to all who walk through the library’s doors.  Come see why now is the perfect time to come together at your library. 


Signed and sealed this 4th day of April, 2007.


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