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IMLS National Medal Finalist

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Tempe Public Library has been named a finalist for the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

Celebrating its 25th year, The National Medal for Museum and Library Service is the United States’ highest honor for institutions that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities. Learn more...(PDF) 

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IMLS Testimonials

Updated on 04/24/2019 10:38 AM

Community testimonials for IMLS National Medal. March-April 2019