Senate Resolution No. 40

Offered by Senators Camilleri, Brinks, Cherry, Geiss and Singh A RESOLUTION TO DESIGNATE APRIL 2023


WHEREAS, School library programs staffed by certified school librarians are integral to a quality educational program and improve student achievement; and

WHEREAS, Contributing to a well-rounded education, school library programs positively affect the climate and culture of schools; and

WHEREAS, School library programs promote and make accessible diverse print and digital resources for all students; and

WHEREAS, Certified school librarians teach students the skills they need to access, evaluate, and use information throughout their lives; and

WHEREAS, Certified school librarians are leaders in technology integration and digital literacy in their schools; and

WHEREAS, Effective school library programs contribute to an interest in lifelong learning and enhance the learner’s quality of life; and

WHEREAS, School libraries are not only places where information can be found, they are also places that can bring enrichment and recreation to students for many years to come; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED BY THE SENATE, That the members of this legislative body designate April 2023 as School Library Month.

Secretary of the Senate

Adopted by the Senate, April 27, 2023.