Category Archives: Afterschool/Out-of-School

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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Reach Higher at Your Museum or Library this Summer

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS We are so proud of our National Medal winners and the community members they selected to come to Washington, D.C., to celebrate the award with Mrs. Obama. The White House ceremony took place a … Continue reading

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Interview: State Library of Louisiana

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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Public Record from IMLS Hearing on Libraries and Broadband Released

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS On April 17, we convened the first public hearing we’ve ever held. We chose this moment because it is full of potential: Tom Wheeler, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman, is working to modernize … Continue reading

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