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Senate Confirms Carla Hayden as Library of Congress Head

recordCarla Hayden, formerly CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, has received Senate confirmation to become the new head of the Library of Congress, the Baltimore Sun reported Friday.

John Fritze writes the Senate voted 74-18 in favor of Hayden after the Senate Rules Committee approved her nomination in June.

She will succeed James Billington, who retired after 28 years of service, Fritze reports.

Hayden, a former president of the American Library Association, helped to increase the number of computers at the Enoch Pratt system and to grow the library’s electronic book collection, according to the Sun.

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