Category Archives: Grant Programs

Adults Celebrate Learning with Stories About Literacy

By Michele Farrell Senior Library Program Officer Being able to read and write is something that most of us take for granted. But, for 32 million Americans, this is not the case. Many who lack these skills don’t know where … Continue reading

Posted in Education Support, Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies, Lifelong learning/ Intergenerational | 2 Comments

Library Services Training in the Pacific Region

By James Lonergan Senior Program Officer, IMLS This past May, I hosted grantees from three U.S. Pacific Territories: American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI); and three U.S.-affiliated Freely Associated States: the Federated States of … Continue reading

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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

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Education Support, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) | Comments Off

Chantecler, a Barnyard Fantasy

Ed note: This is a cross-post from the Museum of the City of New York Blog.  You can find the original blog post here.    While digitizing the vast collection of over 30,000 photographs that make up the theatre production files at the Museum … Continue reading

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