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Rochester Public Library finalist for national award


The Rochester Public Library is getting some national recognition.

For the second year in a row, the library is a finalist for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service. 

It's the only library in the state in the running.

Of the 29 finalists selected this year, 10 will be chosen to receive national medals at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

The University of Minnesota Libraries, St. Paul Public Library and Hill Museum & Manuscript Library are the only other libraries in Minnesota to receive this recognition.

Rochester Public Library's dedication to equity and providing welcoming spaces is being credited for this year's nomination. 

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