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Library Lovers Month Proclamation for February
WHEREAS, libraries enable individuals to make informed decisions about their self-governance by promoting unrestricted access to information and by serving as community centers for lifelong learning;
WHEREAS, in a world undergoing constant change, libraries provide enduring connections to the past and future of our communities, nations and civilizations;
WHEREAS, the expansion of electronic networks linking libraries and their resources makes possible better and more easily accessible information for library users around the world;
WHEREAS, libraries provide entry to important research about health, economics, housing, the environment and countless other areas to support better living conditions and to help people lead longer, more productive and fulfilling lives;
WHEREAS, libraries support a competitive workforce with basic literacy programs, computers and other resources to help children and adults learn to find, evaluate and use information they need for their jobs, health, education and other needs;
WHEREAS, many libraries offer summer reading programs to encourage children to begin a habit of reading that will serve to benefit their personal and professional lives; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT LHS Library & Youth Advisory Board proclaims February 2013 as Library Lovers Month in Bedford, VA and urges everyone to visit libraries and thank a librarian for making this unique and wonderful institution possible.

This information has been provided by FRIENDS & FOUNDATIONS of California Libraries
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