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National Student Poets Celebrate Poetry Month Across the United States

Apr 12, 2013

The five teenage National Student Poets serve as literary ambassadors for poetry. They are helping to celebrate National Poetry Month by spreading the word about their craft at workshops and events around the country. Read More

 
Grant Awards Announcement: FY 13 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

Apr 11, 2013

The professional Development and education grants will help underserved communities, increase diversity among librarian recruits, and train in emerging fields of cloud computing and cybersecurity. Read More

 
President’s Budget Request Includes $225,812,538 for the Institute of Museum and Library Services

Apr 10, 2013

The budget highlights library and museum roles in 21st century skills with a special emphasis on STEM and on early childhood learning. Read More

 
 



UpNext Blog Posts


Blog Post: Library of Congress Naturalization Ceremony and New Partnership with USCIS
IMLS Director Susan Hildreth addresses the new citizens.

Apr 16, 2013

At a Library of Congress Naturalization Ceremony, IMLS and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a partnership to encourage collaboration between citizen and immigration services and public libraries. Read More

 
Blog Post: Libraries and Museums Bring Communities Together During Difficult Times

Apr 16, 2013

Statement from Director Susan Hildreth on Boston. Read More

 
Blog Post: Get Involved: Powered By Your Library
San Jose tutor and learner.

Apr 12, 2013

The California State Library launched a statewide initiative to expand the visibility and contributions of skilled volunteers in public libraries. Read More

 
 



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Tackling Money Matters at New York Public Library

The New York Public Library (NYPL) introduced Money Matters, a project to educate library staff on the core concepts of personal finance and related reference sources. The program also made the staff more open to the idea of hosting presentations by experts who provided personal finance training that was needed most by their neighborhood communities. NYPL also made the project training materials freely available. Read more..

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