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Last month, Carla Hayden was sworn in as the 14th Librarian of Congress. She immediately made history as the first woman and first African-American to hold the position. Many past Librarians of Congress have hailed from other fields – scholars, lawyers, politicians among them – but Hayden is a career librarian who led the Enoch Pratt Free Library system in Baltimore before her appointment. We talk with Hayden about the varied audiences she serves in the new position, the role of technology in moving the institution forward and her love of the written word.
- Carla Hayden Librarian of Congress; former CEO, Enoch Pratt Free Library
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