Lauren D. Freeman (August 31st, 1983 – December 15th, 2021)
Lauren was elected as IBLN President in 2020 and remained an involved member as Vice-President while she battled with colon cancer. Lauren loved being a librarian and loved being a Black librarian. Her enduring sprit lives on in the hearts and minds of everyone who knew her. Please watch this space for information on how IBLN will be honoring Lauren Freeman.