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Creating a Nation of Learners

The mission of IMLS is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. We provide leadership through research, policy development, and grant making. IMLS supports key issues of national concern:

 

 

photo of Susan HildrethDirector's Message: A Comprehensive Strategy to Strengthen STEM Learning Must Include Libraries and Museums
Here at IMLS, we established a funding priority for STEM-related projects in FY 2013 and FY 2014. I am pleased to announce that we have invested more than $23 million in 140 STEM-related projects during that time. Read more.

Celebrating 20 Years of the National Medal!

Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact
On April 17, IMLS held a public hearing to establish a public record about the impact of high speed broadband connectivity in America’s libraries. Read more.

 

Can Punch Cards and Photo Booths Build Visitor Loyalty?

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center’s Loyalty Lab project tested low-tech, low-cost techniques to deepen visitor engagement, help the museum build relationships, and encourage repeat visits. Read more.

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Three IMLS Focus meetings, each focused on a different priority, were designed to help inform future strategies, particularly for the agency's National Leadership Grant program. Read more.

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