The Kids Travel at the Library Service is created, providing families with vacation kits customized to their destination. Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin receives the 8th Westport Library Award. Poet Billy Collins delivers the Malloy Lecture in the Arts. Mimi Greenlee receives the Friends of the Library Special Friend Award. Keeping pace with new technology, the Library offers downloadable video, creates a profile on Facebook and MySpace, answers queries sent by Instant Messaging, and launches staff-written blogs.