From Troy Public Library (of Troy, MI):
"In early 1971, Hart [the librarian] wrote to dozens of actors, authors, artists, musicians, playwrights, librarians, and politicians of the day. She asked them to write a letter to the children of Troy about the importance of libraries, and their memories of reading and of books."
One of my favorite responses is by Dr. Seuss:
It's great, colorful advice!