Category Archives: 21st Century Skills

FTC’s Pass It On Campaign Helps Seniors Protect Each Other from Scams and Fraud

Chances are good that someone you know has been scammed. They might not talk about it, but the statistics show attempted scamming is common. Libraries are an important source to computers and digital literacy training helping seniors connect with family, … Continue reading

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Interview: Nebraska Library Commission

IMLS staff interviewed state librarians to discuss how their new five-year plans for LSTA 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. … Continue reading

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IMLS Celebrates Summer Learning Day

By Susan H. Hildreth IMLS Director Today is Summer Learning Day, and I’d like to salute the tremendous efforts of libraries and museums across the country that provide opportunities for children to continue to read and learn during the summer … Continue reading

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