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

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Senate Resolution No. 5485


HONORING the Ridgewood 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 Ridgewood Library upon the occasion of celebrating its 90th
Anniversary; and

WHEREAS, The Ridgewood Library, as one location of the Queens Public
Library System, 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;

WHEREAS, As a branch of one of the largest and most active library
systems in the country, the Ridgewood Library is part of an
extraordinary network of libraries which serves millions of people each
year; and

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

WHEREAS, Among many other services, the Ridgewood Library offers a
variety of activities for children, adult literacy courses, computer
courses, student social hours, health seminars, exercise classes, story
hours in different languages, programs for older adults, and services
for immigrants; and

WHEREAS, The Ridgewood 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 Ridgewood 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 Ridgewood Library.


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

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