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Carla Hayden is Our Newest Librarian of Congress

The Library of Congress is the national library of the United States. It holds many print and digital collections, as well as, assists with research for members of congress, and houses the United States Copyright office. The library is located in Washington D.C.

On September 14, 2016 Carla Hayden was sworn in as the 14th Librarian of Congress. She is both the first woman and first African American to be Librarian of Congress.

See the links below for more information on Carla Hayden and the Library of Congress:

Ali, S. (2016, Sept. 14). “Carla Hayden to be Sworn In as First African American, Woman to Head Library of Congress.” NBC News. Retrieved from
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/carla-hayden-be-sworn-first-african-american-woman-head-library-n615116

History of the Library. Library of Congress. Retrieved from https://www.loc.gov/about/history-of-the-library/

Carla Hayden’s Favorite Things Pinterest Board: https://www.pinterest.com/LibraryCongress/carla-haydens-favorite-things/