September Proclaimed as "Library Card Sign-Up Month"

Date: September 30, 2014 (All day)

Proclamation by the Mayor of the City of Urbana, Illinois

WHEREAS, the library card is the most important school supply of all; and

WHEREAS, libraries are an essential service for the nation's children; and

WHEREAS, libraries bridge the digital divide by providing a full range of information and services to children and adult learners; and

WHEREAS, libraries offer free access to important educational resources for all ages and types of learners; and

WHEREAS, libraries continue to evolve and expand their services in ways that bring value to their communities; and

WHEREAS, a free library card is the "smartest card" you can own.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Laurel Lunt Prussing, Mayor of the City of Urbana, proclaim September 2014 as LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH in the City of Urbana and encourage everyone to sign up for the "smartest card"@ your library.

Laurel Lunt Prussing, Mayor

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