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Orange County Library System Recognized as a 2018 Recipient of Nation’s Highest Museum and Library Honor

The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced Orange County Library System of Orlando, Florida, as one of 10 recipients of the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities. Over the past 24 years, the award has celebrated 182 institutions that are making a difference for individuals, families, and communities. OCLS was recognized for the work it does to support its community, particularly when it comes to providing access to STEM education for children living in underserved communities, ESOL classes for adults and families, and a commitment to providing access to high-quality educational tools for children in the county’s public school system. 

For a complete list of 2018 recipients and to learn more about the National Medal winners, visit https://www.imls.gov/news-events/news-releases/imls-selects-top-10-museums-libraries-national-medal-museum-and-library.