Category Archives: Education Support

StoryCorps Interview: Las Vegas-Clark County Library District

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 with … Continue reading

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Libraries = Education: A Game-Changing Vision

By Valerie Gross President & CEO, Howard County Library System Imagine my delight when ALA invited me to attend President Obama’s “ConnectED to the Future” in November. It was my honor to sit in a reserved seat next to IMLS … Continue reading

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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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