Category Archives: Afterschool/Out-of-School

Supporting Literacy Tutors

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the OCTAE Blog. To view the original post, click here. This effort is part of the ongoing commitment to encourage collaboration between adult education and public libraries, as documented in the OCTAE-IMLS Dear Colleague Letter.  Volunteer tutors are … Continue reading

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Interview: Colorado State Library

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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Storycorps Inverview: Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Each year, select museums and libraries with outstanding records of community service receive the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries. Beginning with the 2009 awardees, personal … Continue reading

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Improving Education for All Students with 3D Printing

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on Benetech’s Blog. To view the original post, click here. By Anh Bui Director of Product Strategy, Global Literacy Program Director, DIAGRAM Center We are delighted to share that the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has … Continue reading

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