Category Archives: Director’s Messages

Good News from Washington, D.C.

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS The past two weeks have been busy ones for IMLS. We have been following three new developments in Washington, D.C. that will impact the work of U.S. libraries and museums for months and years … Continue reading

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A Comprehensive Strategy to Strengthen STEM Learning Must Include Libraries and Museums

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS Quality STEM education is important for the nation as a whole and for individual citizens. A robust and capable STEM workforce is crucial to United States competiveness. Research links STEM educa­tion to the future … Continue reading

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Integrating Libraries and Museums in State-Level Early Learning Strategies

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS More than 400 museum, library and early childhood experts registered to attend a webinar on “Expanding the Reach of Early Learning and Development Systems for Libraries and Museums.” This was another important milestone in … Continue reading

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