Barack Obama: The President Nominates Dr. Carla Hayden to be the 14th Librarian of Congress February 24, 2016 ~ Alex W. The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, nominated Dr. Carla Hayden, chief executive officer, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Md., to be the 14th Librarian of Congress. A video introduction for Dr. Hayden follows. The position of Librarian of Congress has a 10-year term. Advertisements Share this:RedditEmailPrintTwitterFacebookTumblrGooglePinterestLike this:Like Loading... Related Published by Alex W. "We, who believe in freedom, cannot rest." Sweet Honey in the Rock Twitter: alexwdc View all posts by Alex W.