Category Archives: National Medal for Museum and Library Service

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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The Power of Nature in Garfield Park

By Eleanor Greene Intern, IMLS They may not have super-human strength or x-ray vision, but the staff and visitors at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, Ill., believe in the power of nature. For community member Tiara Livingston, the conservatory gave … Continue reading

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Caring about Kindergarten at the Long Island Children’s Museum

By Eleanor Greene Intern, IMLS You wouldn’t know it by the classrooms full of smiling kids, but at the Long Island Children’s Museum, in Garden City, N.Y., kindergarten is serious business. Community member Francisco Quijada was looking for a program to … Continue reading

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From Resumes to Robots

By Eleanor Greene Intern, IMLS For Willie Wright, Cumberland County Public Library in Fayetteville, N.C., is more than just a place to check out books. Located near Fort Bragg, a military base that up to 65,000 soldiers are affiliated with, the … Continue reading

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