[Library Media] Fwd: National Medal for Museum and Library Services

Stephen Matthews smatthews at utah.gov
Thu Sep 12 08:47:39 MDT 2013

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From: Michele Farrell <MFarrell at imls.gov>
Date: Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 8:41 AM
Subject: National Medal for Museum and Library Services
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 Can you spread the word to your communities about this award?  Thank you.**

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*Nominate Your Library For the National Medal for Museum and Library
Service! *

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*Nomination Deadline: October 15, 2013*

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Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is
seeking nominations for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service,
the nation’s highest honor for exemplary museum and library community
service The medal winners will be the institutions that make the most
extraordinary civic, educational, economic, environmental, and social

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*What do you win?*  Any individual may nominate a library in the United
States and its territories for the National Medal and all types of
libraries, including public, school, academic, research, and archival, are
eligible to receive this honor. Recipient institutions receive the National
Medal at a ceremony held in Washington, D.C., and a $5,000 award in
recognition of their extraordinary civic, educational, economic,
environmental, and social contributions.  After the ceremony, StoryCorps—a
national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, preserving, and
sharing the stories of Americans—visits each institution to provide an
opportunity for community members to share the stories of their lives.
These stories are preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library
of Congress. ****

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For more information and to access the nomination form, please go to:
www.imls.gov/medals or contact Michele Farrell, Senior Library Program
Officer, 202-653-4656, mfarrell at imls.gov****

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About the Institute of Museum and Library Services The Institute of Museum
and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the
nation's 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute's mission is
to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information
and ideas. The Institute works at the national level and in coordination
with state and local organizations to sustain heritage, culture, and
knowledge; enhance learning and innovation; and support professional
development. To learn more about the Institute, please visit www.imls.gov. *
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Michele Farrell****

Senior Program Officer****

Grants to States Program****

Institute of Museum and Library Services****

1800 M St. NW Ninth Floor****

Washington, DC 20036-5802****

Phone: 202-653-4656****

Fax: 202-653-4602****

mfarrell at imls.gov****


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initiatives; and to sign up for Primary Source, our monthly e-newsletter.***

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Stephen A. Matthews, PhD
LSTA Grants Coordinator, Rural Library Consultant
Utah State Library
250 N 1950 W, Suite A
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
W: 801-715-6722
Fax: 801-715-6767
smatthews at utah.gov
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