Bill Text: DE HCR2 | 2019-2020 | 150th General Assembly | Draft


Bill Title: Recognizing Libraries, Librarians, Library Workers, And Supporters Of Libraries Across Delaware On The Occasion Of Delaware Library Legislative Day, 2019.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-01-15 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES [HCR2 Detail]

Download: Delaware-2019-HCR2-Draft.html

SPONSOR:

Rep. Bentz & Rep. Baumbach on behalf of all Representatives & Sen. Sturgeon on behalf of all Senators

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

150th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 2

RECOGNIZING LIBRARIES, LIBRARIANS, LIBRARY WORKERS, AND SUPPORTERS OF LIBRARIES ACROSS DELAWARE ON THE OCCASION OF DELAWARE LIBRARY LEGISLATIVE DAY, 2019.

WHEREAS, Delaware Libraries provide Delawareans with a place to turn to for services, expert advice, and the information needed to be ready for the next steps in life -- to be School Ready, Employment Ready, and Health Ready; and

WHEREAS, Delaware Libraries partner with “First Chance” and the Campaign for Grade Level Reading to reach all children to spark the joy of reading and learning, which is key to success in school; and

WHEREAS, Delaware Libraries provide job and career services such as building resumes, completing online job applications, and facilitating sessions on technology and workforce skills, for Delawareans to achieve their next level job and career positions; and

WHEREAS, Delaware Libraries partner with the Department of Health and Social Services and nonprofits to provide walk-in health screenings, insurance assistance, and connections with health and opioid support services; and

WHEREAS, Delaware Libraries are proud to serve on the front line of the 2020 Census Complete Count, and are assisting to solve problems and fill gaps in social services in various ways; and

WHEREAS, the goal of the Delaware Library Card Campaign is for every Delawarean to get a library card and to use it often;

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 150th General Assembly, the Senate concurring therein, that libraries, librarians, library workers, and supporters of libraries across Delaware be recognized on the occasion of Delaware Library Legislative Day, January 15, 2019; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the House of Representatives of the 150th General Assembly, the Senate concurring therein, encourages all Delawareans to get a library card and to use it often.

SYNOPSIS

This Concurrent Resolution recognizes Delaware libraries for their contributions to their communities and the services they deliver to Delawareans from all walks of life, on the occasion of Delaware Library Legislative Day, Jan. 15, 2019, and encourages all Delawareans to get a library card and use it often.

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