Category Archives: Early Learning

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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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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