Category Archives: Partnerships

Film Forward: Furthering Cultural Understanding

By Christopher Reich Senior Advisor, Office of Museum Services IMLS I recently had an opportunity meet the filmmakers who will be featured as part of Film Forward this year and learn more about their films. What an amazing experience to … Continue reading

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IMLS and Partners Present Financial Education and Citizenship Webinars

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS I’m excited to tell you about two new federal partnerships that will enhance the work of public libraries as providers of e-government services. Our partnerships with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and with the … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Director's Messages, Economic/Community Development, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), Serving New Americans | 1 Comment

Hang Out, Mess Around, and Geek Out at the UA GeoTech Lab

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on TCS Tech. To view the original post, click here. By Laren Hammonds Teacher, Rock Quarry Middle School As an aspiring archaeologist in middle school and high school, I spent many a sweltering week on the … Continue reading

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Museums, Libraries Play an Important Role in Early Learning

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS Did you know that we have more than 140,000 museums and libraries in this country? Oftentimes museums and libraries are overlooked when it comes to our nation’s efforts to turn around early learning. The early … Continue reading

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The Important Role of Libraries in the Hours After School

This blog was originally published on the Afterschool Snack blog. By Jen Rinehart Afterschool Alliance In my 10 years with the Afterschool Alliance, there hadn’t really been any conferences that dealt specifically with how libraries are providing expanded learning opportunities for kids … Continue reading

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