Category Archives: Economic/Community Development

Setting an Agenda to Advance Learning in Libraries

By Tim Carrigan Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS In May, a group of thought leaders met at the Kansas City Public Library in Kansas City, Missouri, for an IMLS Focus convening on the subject of learning in libraries.  The event … Continue reading

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Exposing Kid Makers to a Little Spark

By Shruti Varadharajan Maker Challenge Coordinator, Children’s Museum of Houston I carefully followed Leah, a Maker Corps Member, as she opened the door to the Chevron Maker Annex in The Children’s Museum of Houston, and the room immediately resembled a … Continue reading

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