Welcome Carla Hayden!

Library of Congress employees gathered for a photo op to share today to welcome 14th Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden on her first official day at the institution. Posing for photos were staff from the Library’s main campus on Capitol Hill, Taylor Street Annex in Northwest D.C. (which is home to the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped), the Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation in Culpeper, Va., and the Fort Meade facility in Maryland.

“Library of Congress staff members are considered to be the ultimate in terms of professional librarianship,” Hayden said in an interview for the Library of Congress Magazine, LCM. “So I’m really excited about getting their input and taking advantage of their experience as we work together to chart a course to the future.”

We invite you to welcome the Librarian in the comments below!

Library staff gather in the Great Hall to send a welcome message to incoming Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden, August 25, 2016. Photo by Shawn Miller.

Library staff gather in the Great Hall to pose for a photo for the new librarian. Photo by Shawn Miller. 

Library staff at the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped campus at Taylor Street gather to welcome incoming librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden, August 30, 2016. Photo by Shawn Miller.

Library staff at the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped campus at Taylor Street gather to welcome Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden. Photo by Shawn Miller. 

Library staff at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Culpeper, Viriginia gather to welcome incoming librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden, August 31, 2016. Photo by Shawn Miller.

Library staff at the Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation pose for a welcome photo. Photo by Shawn Miller.

FortMeade

Staff members at the Library’s Fort Meade facility pose for a photo in honor of the new Librarian of Congress. Photo by Steve Herman. 

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