RAILS Executive Director Deirdre Brennan talks with Carmen Patlan, Executive Director of Highwood Public Library, about winning the 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. This podcast provides an excellent example of what a small library with very limited resources can do to make a real difference in the community through grants, partnerships, and volunteers.
Intro/Outro music by Julie Jurgens, https://himissjulie.com
- Waukegan Public Library website
- Highwood Public Library Recognized as a 2021 Recipient of Nation's Highest Museum and Library Honor
Press Release, May 18, 2021
- National Medal 2021 Virtual Ceremony
August 24, 2021 at 4 p.m. ET (3 p.m. CDT)