Category Archives: Early Learning

The Impact of Summer Reading

By Michele Farrell Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS Every year, public libraries around the country offer summer reading programs. We know from anecdotal information that participants love them, but what is the real impact of these programs? The Library of … Continue reading

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Science from the Start Kicks Off at the Sciencenter

By Amy Gaulke Public and Media Relations Manager; Sciencenter The mission of the Sciencenter is to inspire excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate, and empower. With the onset of the Science from the Start program, … Continue reading

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StoryCorps Interview: Mid-Continent Public Library

Each year, select museums and libraries with outstanding records of community service receive the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries. IMLS signed a cooperative agreement … Continue reading

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