Category Archives: Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies

Remembering World War One: A Community Centered Approach to Commemoration

By Christine Pittsley Project Manager “Remembering World War One: Sharing History/Preserving Memories” Connecticut State Library As the centenary of America’s entry into World War One approaches, libraries and museums around the country are trying to figure out how to commemorate … Continue reading

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The Impact of Summer Reading

By Michele Farrell Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS Every year, public libraries around the country offer summer reading programs. We know from anecdotal information that participants love them, but what is the real impact of these programs? The Library of … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up a Year of State Library Interviews

By Teri DeVoe Program Officer, IMLS Over the past year, the UpNext Blog has featured dozens of interviews with state librarians on priorities for their IMLS Grants to States funds. These annual population-based grants reflect the broad legislative purposes of … Continue reading

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