Category Archives: Education Support

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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Interview: Arkansas 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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Supporting Literacy Tutors

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the OCTAE Blog. To view the original post, click here. This effort is part of the ongoing commitment to encourage collaboration between adult education and public libraries, as documented in the OCTAE-IMLS Dear Colleague Letter.  Volunteer tutors are … Continue reading

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Interview: Vermont Department of Libraries

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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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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