Libraries and museums are unique in their capacity to engage learners of all ages and abilities.
Search the Awarded Grants database for grants to programs that strengthen lifelong/intergenerational learning (issue areas have only been assigned to grants awarded since FY 2009)
IMLS-funded programs and services for older adults (PDF; 432KB)
Selected list of grantees through LSTA (Library Services & Technology Act) and discretionary programs (National Leadership Grants for Libraries; Laura Bush 21st Century Librarians Program) that have provided services for aging populations. This list is organized by the American Library Association’s "Guidelines for Library and Information Services to Older Adults."
Lifelong/intergenerational learning content on the IMLS Web site:
January 27, 2015 11:12 AM
Van Whaley and his ten-year-old daughter Ivy talk about their favorite things to do at the Las Vegas-Clark County libraries.
January 22, 2015 02:24 PM
Amy S. Klein's father, Arthur S. Klein, recently passed away. Amy talks to Christa Whitney about her father's personal connection to the Yiddish Book Center, where Christa works and where Arthur started volunteering as a docent at age 82.
December 17, 2014 09:56 AM
The 2014 state library blog series painted a picture of Grants to States funding, which has served as the backbone of federal support for libraries in America for more than 50 years.
December 9, 2014 03:28 PM
Tutor Ready is a new online resource that offers support for literacy tutors.
December 3, 2014 09:30 AM
For the next five years, the Vermont Department of Libraries will focus on improving citizen access to resources, and the department aims to establish a single shared statewide catalog.