Category Archives: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

IMLS Convenings Focus on Learning Spaces, STEM

By Maura Marx Deputy Director for Library Services, IMLS Editor’s Note: IMLS recently hosted a series of three strategic priority meetings, each focused on a different priority. The sessions were designed to help inform future strategies, particularly for the agency’s … Continue reading

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IMLS Celebrates Summer Learning Day

By Susan H. Hildreth IMLS Director Today is Summer Learning Day, and I’d like to salute the tremendous efforts of libraries and museums across the country that provide opportunities for children to continue to read and learn during the summer … Continue reading

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Interview: Maine 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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