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2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Each year, the Institute of Museum and Library Services presents select museums and libraries with the nation’s highest honor, the National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

2019 National Medal Winners

2019 National Medal Winners

  • Jamestown S'Klallam Tribal Library (Sequim, WA)
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • New Haven Free Public Library (New Haven, CT)
  • Gulfport Public Library (Gulfport, FL)
  • Meridian Library District (Meridian, ID)
  • Barona Band of Mission Indians - Barona Cultural Center and Museum (Lakeside, CA)
  • New Children's Museum (San Diego, CA)
  • Orange County Regional History Center (Orlando, FL)
  • National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel (Memphis, TN)
  • South Carolina Aquarium (Charleston, SC)

IMLS Announces 10 Recipients of Nation’s Top Award for Museums and Libraries - May 7, 2019

2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service


2019 National Medal Finalists

2019 National Medal Finalists

Libraries

  • Aaniiih Nakoda College Library (Harlem, MT)
  • Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library (Bismarck, ND)
  • Flint Public Library (Flint, Michigan)
  • Gulfport Public Library (Gulfport, FL)
  • ICPSR at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Library (Sequim, WA)
  • Jane Stern Dorado Community Library (Dorado, Puerto Rico)
  • LA County Library (Los Angeles County, CA)
  • McMillan Memorial Library (Wisconsin Rapids, WI)
  • Meridian Library District (Meridian, ID)
  • New Haven Free Public Library (New Haven, CT)
  • Route 9 Library and Innovation Center (New Castle, DE)
  • Spokane Public Library (Spokane, WA)
  • Tempe Public Library (Tempe, AZ)
  • Union County Carnegie Library (Union, SC)

Museums

  • 9/11 Memorial Museum (New York, NY)
  • Barona Cultural Center and Museum (Lakeside, CA)
  • Brookfield Zoo (Brookfield, IL)
  • El Pueblo History Museum (Pueblo, CO)
  • Kimbell Art Museum (Fort Worth, TX)
  • Minnesota Children’s Museum (Saint Paul, MN)
  • National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel (Memphis, TN)
  • New York Aquarium (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Northwest African American Museum (Seattle, WA)
  • Orange County Regional History Center (Orlando, FL)
  • Orlando Science Center (Orlando, FL)
  • Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (Chicago, IL)
  • South Carolina Aquarium (Charleston, SC)
  • The New Children’s Museum (San Diego, CA)
  • Tower Hill Botanic Garden (Boylston, MA)