Laura Bush presented the 2007 National Medals for Museum and Library Service to five libraries and five museums in a White House ceremony on Jan. 14. The awards are conferred annually by the Institute of Museum and Library Services in coordination with the White House. The Vermont Historical Society is among the recipients. "The Vermont Historical Society, through its innovative programs and services, engage citizens of all ages," said First lady Laura Bush. "The society teach us about ourselves and the world around us, and in doing so, enriches our communities and the nation."