Libraries and museums help our communities support children's learning and development.
Partnership: Learning Labs
In support of President Obama's "Educate to Innovate" call to action, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services are working together to create 30 new youth learning labs in libraries and museums across the country.
Partnership: National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards
Formerly Coming Up Taller, these awards recognize outstanding community arts and humanities programs that celebrate the creativity of America’s young people by providing them with learning opportunities and chances to contribute to their communities.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to afterschool/out-of-school programs (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
Afterschool/out-of-school content on the IMLS Web site:
July 28, 2014 01:55 PM
The August 4th webinar will provide an overview of the state systems of early learning and describe how museums and libraries can align their early learning activities with these systems.
July 11, 2014 11:15 AM
Three awards, totaling $771,854, will help involve libraries and museums in state-level and systems-level early learning strategies.
June 18, 2014 10:46 AM
As part of the first White House Maker Faire, IMLS announces support for making across the nation’s community centers of learning.
June 11, 2014 09:57 AM
Visit IMLS at Booth #1534 to meet with IMLS staff and learn more about our funded projects
May 22, 2014 02:07 PM
Participate in the discussion on STEM learning in libraries through Twitter using the hashtag #imlsfocus.