FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Contact: Kevin Flannery, (573) 526-0949
Kander Praises Mid-Continent Public Library on Becoming Finalist for Prestigious National Medal
Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jason Kander today praised Mid-Continent Public Library in suburban Kansas City on becoming a finalist for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the highest award bestowed by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Mid-Continent was recognized for its exceptional service and significant contributions to the community.
"Mid-Continent Public Library is one of the fundamental building blocks of the Kansas City metropolitan area," Kander said. "Though this national recognition comes as no surprise, it’s yet another reason for the all the members of Mid-Continent’s community to be proud."
Mid-Continent Public Library patrons may share their story about the library on the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Facebook page, www.facebook.com/USIMLS. Award winners will be announced this spring.
Kander’s office includes the Missouri State Library, which provides grants, development services and leadership to the Missouri library community.
Visit www.sos.mo.gov to learn more about the Office of the Missouri Secretary of State.
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