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IMLS Medal Finalists '21, '22, & '23!

The Highest Honor 

The Institute of Museum and Library Services in Washington, DC announced this morning that the West Warwick Public Library has once again been selected as one of 15 library finalists for the National Medal, the nation's highest honor given to libraries and museums across the country. We are delighted to receive this honor for the third consecutive year, since it recognizes the ongoing commitment of our outstanding staff to serving the West Warwick community.

More information on the National Medal and a full list of the 2023 finalists can be found at the Institute of Museum and Library Services website by clicking here.


As part of the IMLS Medal Campaign, we're asking you to share your favorite memories, stories, and feedback about West Warwick Public Library. How has this library - and libraries in general - impacted your life? From now until the end of April 2023, stop by any department in-person and pick up a form, or click below to fill out a digital form to share your story. Submissions will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win library merchandise!

Press Release

View our press release below! Click on the image to view and download the press release in PDF format.

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