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Williamsburg Library wins award

Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL) is honored to be a finalist for  the 19th annual National Medal for Museum and Library Services (IMLS).  The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor conferred on museums  and libraries by the IMLS in recognition of service to the community  and for making a difference in the lives of individuals,families,and  communities.

“Museums and libraries serve as community gathering places and centers  for lifelong learning,and we are very proud to announce Williamsburg  Regional Library as a finalist for the 2013 National Medal,” said Susan Hildreth,Director,Institute of Museum and Library Services.  “People of all ages seek out institutions like Williamsburg Regional Library for opportunities to advance their education,to learn new  skills for the 21st century,for cultural connections and for civic engagement.”

“WRL has been recognized for our programs and services that contribute  positively to the Greater Williamsburg area,” said WRL Director John . Moorman. “Library staff are grateful for the community’s support  and are honored to be recognized as a finalist for the 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.”

Because the National Medal celebrates institutions that are committed to community service,IMLS will feature this year’s finalists on  social media platforms and provide an opportunity for people to “Share  Your Story” on the impact of WRL on their lives on the IMLS Facebook page:

WRL is one of 33 museum and library finalists,from which 10 winners will be selected in April. Representatives from winning institutions  will be honored at the National Medal award ceremony in Washington, D.C. Winning institutions also receive a visit from StoryCorps,a  national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording,preserving and  sharing the stories of Americans from all backgrounds and beliefs.

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