This is a follow-up to yesterday's post entitled Carla Hayden Sworn In as 14th Librarian of Congress. Carla Hayden, the former chief executive of the Enoch Pratt Free Library system in Baltimore and a former president of the American Library Association, was sworn in as the 14th Librarian of Congress during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
Topic: Library Of Congress Hayden’s reputation as a technologically savvy reformer is well deserved, having modernized Baltimore’s flailing Enoch Pratt Free Library and ushered in a period of unprecedented expansion for Baltimore’s library system in an otherwise bleak time for the city. Show More Summary
Earlier today, Carla Hayden, the former chief executive of the Enoch Pratt Free Library system in Baltimore and a former president of the American Library Association, was sworn in as the 14th Librarian of Congress during a ceremony in Washington, D.C.Hayden is the first woman and the first African-American to serve as Librarian of Congress. Show More Summary
Baltimore’s Carla Hayden will officially head the Library of Congress after being confirmed with a U.S. Senate vote of 74-18 Wednesday, USA Today reports. Hayden, the chief executive officer of Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library system, makes history as both the first black American and the first woman to take up the mantle of librarian of […]
In what is being widely celebrated as a historic decision, Carla D. Hayden was confirmed as the 14th Librarian of Congress July 13 by a Senate majority vote of 74–18. Hayden, currently CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library (EPFL) in Baltimore...Show More Summary
In late February when President Barack Obama selected Carla Hayden, the head of Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library, to run the Library of Congress, he lauded her commitment to boosting the community’s use of the facility and providing patrons with greater access to computers. Show More Summary
'Obama has nominated Carla Hayden to be the 14th librarian of congress. Dr. Hayden is the current CEO of Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, Maryland, and was president of the American Library Association from 2003 to 2004.' -- +Blavity
Carla Hayden rose to public eye when she decided to keep the the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore open during civil unrest in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. Hayden would succeed James H. Billington who served as Librarian of Congress for 28 years. Most significant, perhaps to readers […]
Libraries may have a new queen in Carla Hayden, who is currently working as the CEO of Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore. Obama announced his nomination of Hayden as the 14th Librarian of Congress on Wednesday. If confirmed, she’ll be the first woman and first African-American to be charged with our nation’s books. Read more...
Hayden is a former president of the American Library Association and is currently CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore.
President Barack Obama announced on February 24 his intent to nominate Carla D. Hayden, CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library (EPFL) in Baltimore and 1995 LJ Librarian of the Year, as Librarian of Congress. In addition to leading EPFLShow More Summary
Topic: Library Of Congress Carla Hayden is President Obama’s nominee for Librarian of Congress. She is CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, an African-American and a former president of the American Library Association. What...Show More Summary
Since late summer 2015, Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library (EPFL) has offered its patrons a unique service: through the new “Lawyer in the Library” program, community members may receive free legal advice from Maryland Legal Aid (MLA) attorneys.
'The Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore provides safety and security in one of the nation's most dangerous neighborhoods.' -- +Al Jazeera America News
This just in from CBS Baltimore: the Enoch Pratt Free Library has received a generous $25,000 grant from PNC Foundation for providing struggling Baltimore residents with a steadfast launch-pad during the recent Freddie Gray protests. From CBS News: From the CVS burning down across the street to businesses being looted nearby, the Enoch Pratt Free […]
When Enoch Pratt presented the city of Baltimore with more than $1 million to establish a library system in 1882, he declared, “My library shall be for all, rich and poor without distinction of race or color, who, when properly accredited,...Show More Summary
The video - captured by the girl's friend - shows a wild skirmish between the 17-year-old, who's been charged, and a security guard at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in East Baltimore, with both sides throwing punches
In what's being called a "cross-country battle of the libraries," the fine folks at San Francisco Public Library have placed a bet with the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore. Both of them involving reciting poems dedicated to the other city. Both of them involve library types wearing jerseys. We love it. So will you. Here are the details: [ more › ]