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Governor Brown Issues Formal Proclamation Declaring “California Library Week”

Tuesday, April 14, 2015   (0 Comments)
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Governor Brown Issues Formal Proclamation Declaring “California Library Week”

 

4/14/15 - Today Governor Jerry Brown issued a formal proclamation, declaring April 13 through April 19 as “California Library Week.”  The proclamation, which can be found at this link to the Governor’s press page http://www.gov.ca.gov/news.php?id=18922  notes that the “freedom to explore the vast body of human knowledge is one of the underpinnings of a truly free society.  For this reason, the public library has been a vital institution throughout the history of our republic.”  The Governor’s proclamation takes an historical look at libraries, but also celebrates the modern library which has “evolved and adapted to encompass new technologies and the changing needs of society.”....[read more]