Obama License Plates Benefit Illinois' Libraries
February 18, 2009
Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White and the Illinois Library Association (ILA) announced today the availability of an official President Barack Obama special event Illinois license plate.
The plates, which are temporary and good for 60 days, are available for $50 a pair. Proceeds will help support the association's activities including iREAD, the summer reading program for Illinois youth.
The plates may be purchased through the Illinois Library Association.
The special event license plates, which read “Illinois Salutes President Barack Obama,” are unique commemorative plates to be displayed on Illinois vehicles for sixty days, beginning February 17 and ending April 17, 2009. After this date, the Obama license plate will be available for purchase to everyone nationwide to add to their Obama collections.