Author Archives: mheintz

Food for Thought: Fueling the Mind in Kentucky

By Michele Farrell Senior Library Program Officer Kentucky has developed an interesting way of addressing two problems: the slide in reading skills that happens over the summer months, and hunger. While on my site visit, I got to meet with … Continue reading

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Food, Glorious Food!

The Food, Glorious Food! exhibit at the Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County celebrates the local natural resources of Central Pennsylvania  that grace our tables. The art installation runs from June 1 to August 31 in the Windows on the … Continue reading

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The National Student Poets Take New York (again!)

Ed note: This is a cross-post from the AYAW Blog.  You can find the original blog post here.    We are still reeling from a dynamic and rich Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Events week in New York City! During the … Continue reading

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Interview: Nebraska Library Commission

IMLS staff interviewed state librarians to discuss how their new five-year plans for LSTA Grants to States funds (2013-2017) differ from their past plans (2008-2012), and how they see the needs of library users in their states changing and evolving. … Continue reading

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