Libraries and museums help individuals find the health information they needs and offer a range of learning experiences to support healthy lifestyles.
In order to assure that librarians have the information and connections with local experts needed to connect their patrons to information about the Health Insurance Marketplace, IMLS and the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare will work cooperatively to make sure that libraries are aware of and able to connect patrons with information resources and community partners.
National Initiative: Let's Move! Museums & Gardens
This new national initiative will provide opportunities for millions of museum and garden visitors to learn about healthy food choices and promote physical activity through interactive exhibits and programs.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen health (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
Health content on the IMLS Web site:
First Lady Michelle Obama joined school children and chefs for the annual fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden.
October 1, 2014 03:24 PM
In addition to addressing summer slide, museums and libraries can work with USDA to make sure kids do not go hungry during the summer months.
September 11, 2014 10:54 AM
InfoMe finds that youth express both satisfaction and stress as they use their tech skills as lifelines for others.
September 9, 2014 12:57 PM
Join Let’s Move! Museums and Gardens, Let’s Move! Childcare, and Let’s Move! Faith and communities as we partner with the Children’s Museum of Manhattan for a webinar focusing on the EatPlayGrow™ curriculum.
September 8, 2014 02:57 PM
Discovering the Brooklyn Botanic Garden at a young age has given Chidi Duke a passion for the environment, which he carried throughout his high school and college careers.