Category Archives: National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Creating a Community Where Knowledge Grows

By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Pierce County Library System in Tacoma, Wash. focuses on the needs of its community. Through focus groups and opinion surveys, the library system implements programs that the community deems important. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Early Learning, National Medal for Museum and Library Service, Workforce Development/Job Assistance | 2 Comments

Nurturing an Interest in Science

By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana, Calif., is inspiring the youth of today for the challenges and advances of tomorrow. DSC President Joe Adams describes the science center as a place that … Continue reading

Posted in Afterschool/Out-of-School, National Medal for Museum and Library Service, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) | 1 Comment

Finding Room for the Blues

By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS For those who love the vibrant, uniquely American art form of blues music, the Delta Blues Museum is the place to visit. Serving Coahoma County, the museum honors musicians from the Mississippi Delta … Continue reading

Posted in Afterschool/Out-of-School, Cultural Heritage/Sustainability, National Medal for Museum and Library Service | 2 Comments