The Los Angeles Public Library is a finalist for the nation’s highest honor given to a library or museum: the National Medal awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The award is given to institutions in recognition of service to the community and for making a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities.
The IMLS wants to know the impact the Los Angeles Public Library has made on your life. Whether the library has helped you through its adult literacy program, citizenship workshops, money management and health resources, live homework help, Student Smart or its many other programs and resources, we hope you’ll share your story.
Post stories on the IMLS Facebook page, on March 13 when the library will be featured, or anytime from February 24 – April 7. If you don’t have access to Facebook, email your story to firstname.lastname@example.org or use the online form. For more information call (213) 228-7555.