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Enoch Pratt leader Carla Hayden confirmed for Library of Congress

Enoch Pratt leader Carla Hayden confirmed for Library of Congress

The longtime leader of Baltimore's public library system was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday to head the Library of Congress despite concerns from some conservative lawmakers about her past position on a law intended to limit children's access to pornography at schools and libraries.

Carla D. Hayden, the CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library since 1993, will become the first woman and the first African-American to oversee the nation's largest library. Hayden was nominated by President Barack Obama in February and was confirmed by the Senate on a...

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