Category Archives: Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies

Digital Sensory Storytime Helps Autistic Children

By Amy Price Librarian, Oakstone Academy Autism affects 1 in 88 children. As the librarian at Oakstone Academy, that is not just a statistic to me because autism affects over half of the 600 students that I serve in my … Continue reading

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Interview: Georgia Public Library Service

IMLS staff interviewed state librarians to discuss how their new five-year plans for Grants to States funds (2013-2017) differ from their past plans (2008-2012) and how they see the needs of library users in their states changing and evolving. This … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Creativity

By Michele Farrell and Timothy Owens Senior Library Program Officers, IMLS We recently had the good fortune to participate in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) workshop for librarians at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond. Sponsored by … Continue reading

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Interview: Tennessee State Library and Archives

For more than 50 years, funding authorized by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) has served as the backbone of federal support for libraries in America. IMLS distributes the majority of LSTA funding through a population-based formula to each … Continue reading

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