Monthly Archives: July 2012

Let’s Read! Let’s Move! Summer Learning Series Launches at US Department of Education

By Susan Hildreth, IMLS Director On Wednesday, I  joined Education Secretary Arne Duncan; White House chef Sam Kass; the first family’s personal trainer, Cornell McClellan; and over 130 students from DC-area schools, camps, and youth programs  at the first event of … Continue reading

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National Medal Video: Weippe Public Library and Discovery Center

By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor The Weippe Public Library & Discovery Center in Weippe, Idaho, was one of ten winners of the 2011 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. In this video interview, Director Terri Summerfield and community member Gradi Thomson … Continue reading

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National Leadership Grant Video: The Great Ape Heart Project

By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor In this video interview, Zoo Atlanta’s Drs. Hayley Murphy and Marietta Dindo talk about the Great Ape Heart Project, a collaborative effort among many zoos in North America to learn more about heart disease in … Continue reading

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National Medal Video: Brooklyn Museum

By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor The Brooklyn Museum was one of ten winners of the 2011 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. In this video interview, Director Arnold Lehman and visual artist Virginia Ines Vergara talk about the museum’s … Continue reading

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