National Medal for Museum and Library Service

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May 2013: First Lady Michelle Obama Presents 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service


IMLS selected five libraries and five museums to receive the 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries for extraordinary civic, educational, economic, environmental, and social contributions. Recipients must demonstrate innovative approaches to public service and community outreach. Read More

 
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November 2012: IMLS Honors 10 Museums and Libraries for Outstanding Community Service


IMLS has selected five libraries and five museums to receive the 2012 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries for extraordinary civic, educational, economic, environmental, and social contributions. Recipients must demonstrate innovative approaches to public service and community outreach. Read More

 
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November 2011: IMLS Honors 10 Museums and Libraries for Outstanding Community Service


IMLS has selected five libraries and five museums to receive the 2011 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries for extraordinary civic, educational, economic, environmental, and social contributions. Recipients must demonstrate innovative approaches to public service and community outreach. Read More

 
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November 2010: IMLS Honors 10 Museums and Libraries for Outstanding Community Service


The Institute of Museum and Library Service (IMLS) has selected five museums and five libraries to receive the 2010 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries that make extraordinary civic, educational, economic, environmental, and social contributions. Read More

 
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21st Century Skills Profile: Miami-Dade Public Library


The Miami-Dade County Public Library System embodies the ethic of service to community. It is viewed first and foremost as a community resource – a place where people can get what they need in a trusted setting with experienced, hands-on assistance. Read More