Press Releases


2015 Class of National Digital Stewardship Residents Selected

Apr 07, 2015

Five new members have been selected for the 2015 class of the National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) program. Read More

 
Federal Awards for Libraries and Library Training Announced

Mar 31, 2015

Twenty-two library projects will be funded through the National Leadership Grants for Libraries program and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program. Read More

 
Thirty Museums and Libraries Tapped as Finalists for National Medal
National Medal Image

Feb 24, 2015

For 21 years, the National Medal for Museum and Library Service has celebrated institutions that demonstrate extraordinary and innovative approaches to public service to make a difference for individuals, families, and communities. Read More

 
 



UpNext Blog Posts


Blog Post: Meeting Community Needs: A Veteran’s Success Story

Jun 25, 2015

Cecil County Public Library helped a U.S. Army Veteran who faced homeless, unemployment, and health challenges, gain computer literacy skills and apply for a job online. Read More

 
Blog Post: StoryCorps Interview: Octavia Fellin Public Library
Juan Delgado and Emerald Tanner

Jun 23, 2015

Emerald Tanner interviews her uncle, Juan Delgado, about his 32 years dressing up as Santa Claus for their family and for the whole Gallup, New Mexico community. Read More

 
Blog Post: Highlighting the Power and Potential of Making
Representatives Steny Hoyer (left) and Mark Takano (right) enjoy the Museum of Science, Boston’s Faire activity

Jun 22, 2015

The amazing world of “making” took hold of the nation’s capital this month, and IMLS played an important role organizing key festivities. Read More

 
 



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Hands-on, Play-Based Learning at the Marbles Kids Museum Helps Kids and Parents Get Ready for School

Marbles Kids Museum developed and implemented a school readiness project, “Ready, Set, School.” Through hands-on play in a new “Ready, Set, School” classroom exhibit and participation in play-based, school-like programming and events, the project increases school readiness among children ages 2-5, their families, and community organizations that support them. Read more..

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