Monthly Archives: August 2014

Integrating Libraries and Museums in State-Level Early Learning Strategies

By Susan H. Hildreth Director, IMLS More than 400 museum, library and early childhood experts registered to attend a webinar on “Expanding the Reach of Early Learning and Development Systems for Libraries and Museums.” This was another important milestone in … Continue reading

Posted in Afterschool/Out-of-School, Director's Messages, Early Learning, Education Support, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy) | 4 Comments

Library Services Training in the Pacific Region

By James Lonergan Senior Program Officer, IMLS This past May, I hosted grantees from three U.S. Pacific Territories: American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI); and three U.S.-affiliated Freely Associated States: the Federated States of … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Afterschool/Out-of-School, Collections Care/Preservation, Cultural Heritage/Sustainability, Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), Lifelong learning/ Intergenerational | Comments Off

IMLS Convenings Focus on Learning Spaces, STEM

By Maura Marx Deputy Director for Library Services, IMLS Editor’s Note: IMLS recently hosted a series of three strategic priority meetings, each focused on a different priority. The sessions were designed to help inform future strategies, particularly for the agency’s … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Education Support, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) | Comments Off