Category Archives: Early Learning

Creating a Community Where Knowledge Grows

By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Pierce County Library System in Tacoma, Wash. focuses on the needs of its community. Through focus groups and opinion surveys, the library system implements programs that the community deems important. This is … Continue reading

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Kindergarteners’ Visitation to Libraries and Museums

By Deanne W. Swan, PhD Senior Statistician, IMLS As an analyst, I don’t often get to go into the field to see first-hand the wonderful work that our nation’s libraries and museums are doing. With summer winding down, I see excited … Continue reading

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Giving Children a Foundation for Learning

Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of whitehouse.gov. You can find the original post here. Harriet Henderson Coalter is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the … Continue reading

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The Nature of Childhood

Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of whitehouse.gov. You can find the original post here. Dave Becker is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for his leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United … Continue reading

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