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The Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting nominations for the 2022 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor awarded to libraries and museums for service to their communities.  The deadline is November 1, 2021. Anyone is invited...

Nominate Your Museum or Library for an IMLS National Medal Submissions Due October 1, 2018 Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting nominations for the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor...

The Reading Public Library was awarded a 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.  Watch the presentation on a WFMZ broadcast [1:31min]. Photos from award ceremony:         ...

The Reading Public Library is a recipient of the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service!  Read about it and learn more about the National Medal! Read the initial Press Release: Check out the photos on the Dept of Education’s Twitter account.   ...

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has announced that the JV Brown Library is one of 30 finalists for the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.  Read more! ...