Today the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced the finalists for the 2015 National Medal. The Tulsa City-County Library placed among the top 15 libraries and top 15 museums in the nation. Over 150 institutions were nominated. When asked about the honor Library CEO Gary Shaffer said," This is truly a testament to the great work my colleagues and our volunteers are performing day-in, day-out on behalf of the residents of Tulsa County. I am so proud of the work they are doing to change lives for the better here in the county.