Category Archives: Director’s Messages

Museums and Libraries Making a Difference: Hundreds of Stories Shared on IMLS Facebook Page

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS One of our hallmark programs of which I’m most proud is the National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to … Continue reading

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Everyone On! Libraries Play Essential Role in Connect2Compete Campaign

Susan H. Hildreth March 21, 2013 This is a day that I have been enthusiastically anticipating since meeting with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski more than a year ago. The Chairman and his team know that too many … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Best Buy Announce Connect 2 Compete Partnership

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS I was pleased yesterday to join FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski at the Southwest Family Enhancement Center in Washington, D.C., to welcome HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and Best Buy’s Scott Durchslag to the Connect2Compete initiative. Connect2Compete, … Continue reading

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New Report Shows Trends in U.S. Library Service

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS The FY 2010 report on Public Libraries in the United States  shows the vitality of public library service in America. Public libraries are anchors in their communities, serving a broad constituency with both traditional services … Continue reading

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