Honoring the Woodhaven Library upon the occasion of celebrating its 90th Anniversary

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Senate Resolution No. 5484


HONORING the Woodhaven Library upon the occasion
of celebrating its 90th Anniversary

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that
the quality and character of life in the communities across the great
State of New York is reflective of certain exemplary institutions whose
purpose is dedicated to serving the community and the needs of its
citizenry; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
the Woodhaven Library upon the occasion of celebrating its 90th
Anniversary; and

WHEREAS, The Woodhaven Branch of the Queens Public Library System,
located at 85-41 Forest Parkway, is an integral part of the community
and has served the residents of this neighborhood for nine decades,
offering opportunities for education, personal growth, and recreation
for people of all ages; and

WHEREAS, The Woodhaven Library is part of an extraordinary network
of libraries which serves millions of people each year, and makes up one
of the largest and most active library systems in the country; and

WHEREAS, The Woodhaven Library, as one of several branches offering
pre-kindergarten classes, continues to demonstrate an extraordinary
commitment to its many visitors, providing them with the greatest of
opportunities to succeed in school, in college, in careers, and in their
daily lives; and

WHEREAS, The Woodhaven Library offers free computer access to
community members, helping to bridge the digital divide for people who
cannot afford or otherwise do not have home computers of their own; and

WHEREAS, Among many other services, the Woodhaven Library offers a
variety of activities for children and adults, gardening courses, movie
nights, health seminars, exercise classes, music lessons, and much more;

WHEREAS, The Woodhaven Library is well-known as a place where local
residents can come to read, search for employment, gain new skills, make
new friends, and otherwise live more fulfilling lives; now, therefore,
be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor the Woodhaven Library upon the occasion of celebrating its 90th
Anniversary, and to acknowledge its many vital contributions to the
entire community; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to the Woodhaven Library.


  • 31 / May / 2018
  • 05 / Jun / 2018
  • 05 / Jun / 2018

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