Category Archives: Early Learning

Nation’s Museums and Libraries Feed Minds and Bodies this Summer

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the USDA blog. To view the original post, click here. By Tony Craddock, Jr. Program Analyst USDA Food and Nutrition Service Libraries remain a part of the fiber of American communities, with over 123,000 operating across … Continue reading

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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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Children’s Museum Birthday Bash Keeps Kids Fit

By Mary Murphy Marketing Associate, The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast continues in its quest to keep kids active and fit. On August 2nd, we celebrated our 6th birthday with a bang. … Continue reading

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Integrating Libraries and Museums in State-Level Early Learning Strategies

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS More than 400 museum, library and early childhood experts registered to attend a webinar on “Expanding the Reach of Early Learning and Development Systems for Libraries and Museums.” This was another important milestone in … Continue reading

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