On April 17, the dedicated and hardworking personnel who staff the many public, academic, school, governmental, and specialized libraries in our communities will have their own day to celebrate.
In a proclamation signed by Governor Rod Blagojevich and Secretary of State Jesse White, the State of Illinois has proclaimed April 17, 2007 as National Library Workers Day in Illinois. The proclamation recognizes and honors the workers who work in the thousands of libraries across the state.
Office of Public Affairs, "National Library Workers Day Celebrated at GSU" (2007). Press Releases. 255.