Hillary Clinton Honored With Children's Library Dedication In Little Rock

07/09/2013 09:57 am ET
  • Ashley Alman Politics Social Media Editor, The Huffington Post
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton read The Very Hungry Caterpillar at a ceremony Monday, celebrating the dedication of the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library and Learning Center.

The new facility was named for the former first lady after a vote by the Central Arkansas Library System in late June. Bobby Roberts, director of the library system, said the Board of Trustees chose to honor Clinton for her commitment to children's health and education advocacy.

"I think she’s done so much over the decades really working with children, particularly starting in Arkansas, even before she was first lady," Roberts told public radio station UALR.

The library houses more than 21,000 books, CDs and DVDs.

The potential 2016 presidential candidate isn't the only Clinton whose name adorns a library in Arkansas. The William J. Clinton Presidential Library opened in the state's capital in 2004.

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