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April is Library Appreciation Month in Florida

Governor Charlie Crist has proclaimed April 2009 as Library Appreciation Month. You will find below the text of the proclamation.

WHEREAS, libraries are a cornerstone of Florida’s educational system, providing programs for children, families, adults, and elders to enrich their understanding of the world; and

WHEREAS, libraries provide residents of Florida with access to important information about health, economics, the environment, and countless other subjects, improving living conditions and allowing Floridians to live more productive and fulfilling lives; and

WHEREAS, libraries support a competitive workforce with basic literacy programs, computers and other resources, helping people find, evaluate, and use information they need for their jobs, health, and recreation; and

WHEREAS, the expansion of electronic networks linking libraries and their resources gives library users easier access to information;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Charlie Crist, Governor of the State of Florida, do hereby extend greetings and well wishes to all observing April 2009 as Library Appreciation Month.

The USF Polytechnic Library and its staff works hard to achieve its mission, which is to provide access to information resources and assistance in using those information resources in order to support study, research and teaching. We appreciate your support!

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