Monthly Archives: August 2012

Eureka! Job Fair in Georgetown County, SC, a Big Success

By Dwight McInvaill Director of the Georgetown County Library of South Carolina Eureka moments are good ones, aren’t they? In a flash, an idea leaps a gap, becomes a reality, and helps to solve problems! Imagining and then hosting our … Continue reading

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One Good Thing Leads to Another: Santa Ana Public Library Builds on IMLS Grant

By Heather Folmar, Library Services Manager Santa Ana Public Library The excitement generated by the decision of IMLS to award a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant to the Santa Ana Public Library was enormous. We began to look for ways … Continue reading

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Ready for Back-to-School? Begin the Year as a Connected Educator!

Libraries and museums have long had a part to play in learning in the digital age. IMLS-supported institutions and organizations play a crucial role in the educational ecosystem within their communities and within a larger national context of formal and … Continue reading

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Early Learning in the Pacific Region

By James Lonergan, IMLS Senior Program Officer Laurie Brooks (IMLS Associate Deputy Director for State Programs) and I recently returned from Honolulu, Hawaii, where we met with grantees from three U.S. Pacific Territories: American Samoa; Guam; and the Commonwealth of … Continue reading

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