Category Archives: Director’s Messages

National Museum and Library Services Board Explores Makers Movement

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS I have just returned from Birmingham, Alabama where the National Museum and Library Services Board explored how the nation’s libraries and museums support learning in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). In 2014, many IMLS … Continue reading

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Rev Your Engines

Sparks! Ignition Grants Gear Up to Explore Innovations in Library and Museum Service By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS Need some inspiration? Take a look at the Sparks! Ignition Grants we announced this week. These grants are an opportunity to … 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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