Category Archives: Director’s Messages

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

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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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