Bedford resident Carole Charnow accepts National Medal for Museum & Library Services

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On behalf of the Boston Children’s Museum, Bedford resident Carole Charnow and Tayquan Pomare-Taylor accept the National Medal for Museum and Library Service presented by First Lady Michelle Obama – Photograph courtesy of IMLS/White House

First Lady Michelle Obama presented the National Medal for Museum and Library Service to the Boston Children’s Museum in a White House ceremony on Wednesday, May 8.

Community member Tayquan Pomare-Taylor and Boston Children’s Museum President and CEO Carole Charnow of Bedford accepted the award.

The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to the community and celebrates institutions that make a difference for individuals, families, and communities.

Click the video below to watch the entire White House ceremony:


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