Native American Library Services content on the IMLS Web site:
Call for Applications: 2014 Native American Library Services Basic and Enhancement Grants

December 16, 2013 01:03 PM
The deadline for Native American Library Services Basic Grants and Enhancement Grants is March 3, 2014. Read More

 
More than $14.6 Million in Federal Grants Awarded to U.S. Libraries

September 26, 2013 08:13 AM
IMLS announced grants for 63 library projects across the nation through three grant programs, Native American Library Services Enhancement program, the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, and the National Leadership Grants for Libraries . Read More

 
Grant Awards Announcement: 2013 Native Hawaiian Library Services Grants

August 27, 2013 08:25 AM
IMLS grant awards of $523,000 will provide a range of library services for Native Hawaiians, including culture-based literacy activities, genealogy workshops, and digital literacy training. Read More

 
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Blog Post: Chipping Away at It

September 20, 2013 10:32 AM
With a Native American Library Enhancement grant from IMLS, the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Library created an online display of their public collections, including photos, documents, audio, and artifacts. Read More

 
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Blog Post: Library Programs Tailored for a Tribal Community

September 4, 2013 12:39 PM
Sandy Tharp-Thee was honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United States. With Tharp-Thee as Library Director of the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma, the library evolved from an organization with no budget and no viable programs to a well-funded organization that is considered an “essential service.” Read More

 
When Tradition Met Technology: The Chilkat Valley Fingerprints Project
When Tradition Met Technology: The Chilkat Valley Fingerprints Project


The Haines Borough Public Library and the Chilkoot Indian Association worked together on a project to share Native cultural knowledge and to offer basic literacy and technology programs to help the members of their rural, isolated community. The results: new energy and programs that empower residents with a solid foundation of traditional life skills to weather hard times, technical literacy for twenty-first century success, and mutual understanding and respect. Read More

 
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January 2011: Tribal Community Works together to Inspire Young Readers at the Library


“Raising Readers through Programs and Outreach,” an initiative of the Pueblo of Pojoaque Public Library in New Mexico, is designed to meet a critical community need for basic literacy, a foundational 21st Century skill that libraries across the country support and promote in innovative ways. The library’s efforts are proving to be an on-the-ground experimental endeavor in flexibility and problem-solving that will benefit many communities that wish to implement similar programs. Read More

 
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21st Century Skills Profile: The Pueblo of Pojoaque Public Library


The “Raising Readers through Programs and Outreach” initiative illustrates the Pueblo of Pojoaque Public Library’s commitment to a critical community need: basic literacy. Read More

 
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2015 Guide to Funding Programs and Opportunities


This four-page overview of IMLS funding programs provides succinct information on the agency's grant and award programs, as well as agency initiatives and priorities. Read More

 
FY11 NAG Enhance Guidelines

June 22, 2011 11:25 AM
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