Join IMLS Director Crosby Kemper on August 24, 2021 at 4pm ET, for a one-hour virtual ceremony honoring the six recipients of the 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal for Museum and Library Service is the nation’s highest honor given to libraries and museums that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities.
The 2021 National Medal recipients are:
- High Desert Museum (Bend, OR)
- Mississippi Children's Museum (Jackson, MS)
- Museo de Arte de Ponce (Ponce, PR)
- Cabell County Public Library (Huntington, WV)
- Highwood Public Library (Highwood, IL)
- Memphis Public Libraries (Memphis, TN)
Learn more about these amazing museums and libraries from their staff and the community members who engage with them, through the Share Your Story social media campaign on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #IMLSMedals.