WHEREAS, libraries are the heart of their communities, campuses and schools;
WHEREAS; librarians work to meet the changing needs of their communities, including providing resources for everyone and bringing services outside of library walls;
WHEREAS, libraries and librarians bring together community members to enrich and shape the community and address local issues;
WHEREAS, librarians are trained, tech-savvy professionals, linking libraries and making resources more easily accessible for library users around the world;
WHEREAS, in a world undergoing constant change, libraries provide enduring connections to the past and future of our communities, nations and civilizations;
WHEREAS, libraries continuously grow and evolve in how they provide for the needs of every member of their communities;
WHEREAS, libraries, librarians, library workers and supporters across America are celebrating National Library Week. Libraries are part of the American Dream - places for opportunity, education, self-help and lifelong learning.
NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that I Governor Margaret Hassan proclaim Support Your Library Week, April 13-19, 2014. Communities matter at your library. I encourage all citizens to take advantage of the wonderful library resources available. Visit the library and see why there's something for everyone at your library.