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Taking Big Steps at the Museum

By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis was one of 10 winners of the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for libraries and museums that are serving their communities … Continue reading

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Getting Down to Business

By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Chicago Public Library was one of 10 winners of the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for libraries and museums that are serving their communities in … Continue reading

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Interview: South Dakota State Library

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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