Category Archives: Early Learning

Good News from Washington, D.C.

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS The past two weeks have been busy ones for IMLS. We have been following three new developments in Washington, D.C. that will impact the work of U.S. libraries and museums for months and years … Continue reading

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Brand New Books Will Serve Kids in Need

By Kyle Zimmer, President and CEO, First Book Libraries and museums have always been important centers of our communities, but their role is even more critical¬† today.¬†¬† As we saw in Ferguson, and as we see in inner cities, rural … Continue reading

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Museums and Libraries: Be a Part of our Brain Building Journey

By Ellen Galinsky President and Co-Founder of Families and Work Institute We are starting an exciting new endeavor, and want you to join us! In our studies at Families and Work Institute (FWI), we often ask people to come up … Continue reading

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Interview: Colorado 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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Interview: Kansas 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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