Category Archives: Afterschool/Out-of-School

Learning Something New

By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is one of the oldest, largest, and busiest public libraries in America. With a mission focusing on the needs of the community, early literacy, and … Continue reading

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Passion to Learn

Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of whitehouse.gov. You can find the original post here. Leslie Bushara is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United … Continue reading

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Kindergarteners’ Visitation to Libraries and Museums

By Deanne W. Swan, PhD Senior Statistician, IMLS As an analyst, I don’t often get to go into the field to see first-hand the wonderful work that our nation’s libraries and museums are doing. With summer winding down, I see excited … Continue reading

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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

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