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:
August 25, 2015 01:25 PM
A new report, prepared by OCLC Research, highlights key themes and issues raised at the IMLS Focus: Learning in Libraries convening.
July 22, 2015 02:48 PM
Museums and libraries have a role to play in promoting healthy aging, independent living, and community involvement for seniors.
July 17, 2015 01:10 PM
In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Wisconsin Division of Libraries lists ways libraries can observe the anniversary and provides resources on disability history.
July 16, 2015 08:10 AM
A training session hosted by the Families and Work Institute will share the science of early learning with professionals who work in museums and libraries.
July 8, 2015 04:07 PM
The White House Conference on Aging will be on July 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time. We encourage libraries and museums to host and register a watch party to participate in this important event.