Author Archives: mheintz

Library Services Training in the Pacific Region

By James Lonergan Senior Program Officer, IMLS This past May, I hosted grantees from three U.S. Pacific Territories: American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI); and three U.S.-affiliated Freely Associated States: the Federated States of … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Afterschool/Out-of-School, Collections Care/Preservation, Cultural Heritage/Sustainability, Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), Lifelong learning/ Intergenerational | Comments Off

IMLS Convenings Focus on Learning Spaces, STEM

By Maura Marx Deputy Director for Library Services, IMLS Editor’s Note: IMLS recently hosted a series of three strategic priority meetings, each focused on a different priority. The sessions were designed to help inform future strategies, particularly for the agency’s … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Education Support, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) | Comments Off

Children’s Museum Takes Different Approach on Childhood Obesity

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on www.letsmove.gov. To view the original post, click here.  Posted by Mary Murphy, The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast on August 08, 2014 A generation ago, kids were outside playing in their yards, in their neighborhoods, … Continue reading

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CFPB Offers Free Materials and Other Resources for Libraries

By Dan Rutherford, Senior Content Specialist, CFPB Office of Financial Education Program ideas, electronic and print resources, and marketing materials are now available free from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Back in April, when we announced our Community Financial Education … Continue reading

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