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|14th Librarian of Congress|
September 14, 2016
|Deputy||Robert R. Newlen|
|Preceded by||David Mao (Acting)|
|President of the American Library Association|
|Preceded by||Mitch Freedman|
|Succeeded by||Carol Brey-Casiano|
|Born||August 10, 1952
Tallahassee, Florida, U.S.
Carla Diane Hayden (born August 10, 1952) is an American librarian. She is the 14th and current Librarian of Congress since 2016. Hayden is the first woman and the first African American to hold the post. She is the first professional librarian appointed to the post in over 60 years.
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Hayden (left) poses with actress Lynda Carter
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