PROCLAMATION

A PROCLAMATION TO DECLARE THE WEEK OF APRIL 13-19, 2008 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 one-half of Fauquier County residents have a library card; and

WHEREAS, libraries nationwide are celebrating National Library Week; now, therefore, be it

PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 10th day of April 2008, That the week of April 13-19, 2008, 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.

 

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Chester W. Stribling

Chairman of the Board

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