On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, whose mother was a librarian, presented the Librarian's Resolution to library directors and librarians.
The attendees accepted the resolution on behalf of the 205 libraries in Cook County. Cook County President Preckwinkle and Commissioners commended all "Cook County Librarians for Going Beyond the Book For Community Building" and serving 5.3 million Cook County residents. President Preckwinkle plans to honor September as National Library Card Signup and read a special Storytime to children at libraries throughout Cook County.
Present to acknowledge and accept the resolution were Kelley D. Nichols-Brown (Chicago Heights); Tracy Ducksworth (Grande Prairie/University Park); Hadiyah Drew (Summit); Karen Danczak Lyons (Evanston); Julie Stam (Eisenhower); Natalie Starosta (North Riverside); and Renatta Frazier (Chicago Heights Outreach).