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:
December 16, 2014 04:47 PM
Madeline Meranda talks to her former supervisor, Jeanne Long, about the summer of 2011 when Madeline worked as a volunteer docent.
December 9, 2014 03:28 PM
Tutor Ready is a new online resource that offers support for literacy tutors.
November 26, 2014 12:31 PM
Learn more at Performance Partnership Pilot webinar on December 1st.
November 21, 2014 10:20 AM
The state library is focusing on early literacy, including their “1,000 books by kindergarten” program.
ShaQuana Boykin talks about how working with the Garden Apprentice Program (GAP) as a teenager helped her get through difficult times at school and at home.