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StoryCorps Interview: Las Vegas-Clark County Library District

January 27, 2015

Each year, select museums and libraries with outstanding records of community service receive the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries. IMLS signed a cooperative agreement with StoryCorps, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, preserving, and sharing the stories of Americans from all backgrounds and beliefs. Beginning with the 2009 awardees, StoryCorps began collecting personal stories demonstrating the ongoing impact of these award-winning institutions.

2014 National Medal Winner Las Vegas-Clark County Library District

Ivy and Van Whaley

"I'll tell you my favorite memory of going to the library with you. And this was even before you were in Kindergarten..."

Van Whaley and his ten-year-old daughter Ivy talk about their favorite things to do at the Las Vegas-Clark County libraries.

Listen to their story here:

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National Medal for Museum and Library Service