Category Archives: Education Support

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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Engagement, Creativity and Inspiration Found in New Afterschool STEM Programs

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement blog. To view the original post, click here. By Ellen Lettvin Robert Noyce Senior Fellow, Office Innovation and Improvement.Engagement, Creativity and Inspiration Found … 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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