Category Archives: Grant Programs

A Priority to Create More Inclusive Outdoor Experiences, Boosted with IMLS Support

By Lucille Gertz Statewide Education Projects Manager, Massachusetts Audubon Society Mass Audubon strives to welcome and engage a wide range of visitors. By making our nineteen nature centers more accessible, and by creating accessible trail experiences, we’re working hard to … Continue reading

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Food for Thought: Fueling the Mind in Kentucky

By Michele Farrell Senior Library Program Officer Kentucky has developed an interesting way of addressing two problems: the slide in reading skills that happens over the summer months, and hunger. While on my site visit, I got to meet with … Continue reading

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Interview: Nebraska Library Commission

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

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Early Learning, Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), Lifelong learning/ Intergenerational, Workforce Development/Job Assistance | Leave a comment