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The National Medal for Museum and Library Services is the nation's highest honor for libraries and museums that are serving their communities in exceptional ways. Cumberland County Public Library director Jody Risacher and community member Willie Wright traveled to Washington from Fayetteville, NC...Read more
The National Medal for Museum and Library Services is the nation’s highest honor for libraries and museums that are serving their communities in exceptional ways. Pacific Science Center director Bryce Seidl (sounds like Bridal) and community member Andrea Rose Nichols traveled to Washington, DC...Read more
The National Medal for Museum and Library Services is the nation’s highest honor for libraries and museums that are serving their communities in exceptional ways. Shaler North Hills Library director Sharon McRae and community member Janet Miller traveled to Washington from Glenshaw, Pennsylvania to...Read more
The National Medal for Museum and Library Services is the nation's highest honor for libraries and museums that are serving their communities in exceptional ways. Naturita Public Library director Paul Paladino and community member Jaimy Fulbright traveled to Washington from Naturita, CO to receive...Read more
The National Medal for Museum and Library Services is the nation’s highest honor for libraries and museums that are serving their communities in exceptional ways. Museum of Contemporary Art director Bonnie Clearwater and community member Kassandra Timothe traveled to Washington from North Miami,...Read more
On November 14, 2012, IMLS Director Susan Hildreth presented the National Medal for Museum and Library Service to five libraries and five museums at a ceremony in the Indian Treaty Room of the White House. The guest of honor was Cecilia Munoz, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council...Read more
On December 5, 2011, IMLS Director Susan Hildreth presented the National Medal for Museum and Library Service to five libraries and five museums at a ceremony on Capitol Hill. Journalist and author Cokie Roberts gave the keynote address at the ceremony. The National Medal is the highest honor...Read more
John L. Vanco, director of the Erie Art Museum, sits down with Victoria Angelo, community member and a refugee from Southern Sudan, to discuss how the museum's Old Songs New Opportunities Project has helped her find employment and opportunities to teach and perform traditional Acholi song and dance.Read more
Arnold Lehman, director of the Brooklyn Museum, sits down with visual artist Virginia Ines Vergara to discuss how the museum has helped her build confidence as a teacher and an artist.Read more
Columbus Metropolitan Library CFO Dewitt Harrell sits down with Khamall Howard to discuss how his participation in a summer youth program lead to his current job at the Main Library in downtown Columbus.Read more
Catherine Wilson Horne, director of the EdVenture Children's Museum in Columbia, SC, sits down with community member Noah Charles Aitchison Adams and his mother Mary Aitchison to discuss the impact that the museum has had on Noah's life.Read more
Father Columba Stewart, director of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library in Collegeville, MN, sits down with Dr. Getachew Haile to discuss how he became the library's Cataloguer of Oriental Manuscripts and Curator of the Ethiopian Study Center after fleeing his native Ethiopia.Read more
Frank Robinson, director of the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, VA, sits down with volunteer Chris Corsello and his aide, Lisa Watts, to discuss the meaningful contribution he has made to the garden.Read more
The director of the Madison Children's Museum, Ruth Shelly, sits down with Benjamin Perreth, a Visitor Services Associate at the museum, to discuss the impact the museum has had on his life, as well as how the museum has learned from him.Read more
Terri Summerfield, director of the Weippe Public Library & Discovery Center in Weippe, ID, sits down with community member Gradi Thomson to discuss how the library has become her family's home away from home.Read more

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