A PROCLAMATION TO DECLARE THE WEEK OF APRIL 12-18, 2009 AS NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK IN FAUQUIER COUNTY
WHEREAS, an informed citizenry and free access to information are fundamental to our democratic society; and
WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Public Library, a basic government service, provides resources and programs that seek to inform, educate, enrich, and entertain every member of our community; and
WHEREAS, library services remain free to every citizen, providing equal opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds; and
WHEREAS, more than half of Fauquier County residents have library cards; and
WHEREAS, libraries nationwide are celebrating National Library Week; now, therefore, be it
PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 9th day of April 2009, That the week of April 12-18, 2009 be, and is hereby, declared as National Library Week in Fauquier County; and, be it
PROCLAIMED FURTHER, That all Fauquier County residents are encouraged to visit the library this week to take advantage of the wonderful resources available to all who walk through the library’s doors.