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Learn How Your Museum or Garden Can Join the First Lady’s Initiative
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Apr 17, 2013

IMLS will host a free webinar to provide ideas and advice for museums and gardens that wish to participate in the First Lady Michelle Obama’s Lets Move! initiative. Read More

 
WebWise Reprise 2013: Free Online Webinars

Apr 16, 2013

IMLS, in cooperation with Heritage Preservation, will present two free webinars in June that explore how two cultural institutions are using digital images to increase and improve access to their collections.​ Read More

 
USCIS Welcomes New Citizens at the Library of Congress to Celebrate National Library Week

Apr 15, 2013

IMLS Director Susan Hildreth participated in a naturalization ceremony at Library of Congress during a National Library Week celebration. At the event IMLS and USCIS announced a partnership to encourage and recognize collaboration between citizen and immigration services and public libraries. Read More

 
 



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Blog Post: Mismatch Between Graduates’ Information Skills and Employers' Needs
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Jun 26, 2013

Project Information Literacy looks into how recent college graduates use virtual and in-person research skills to find and use information in the workplace. Read More

 
Blog Post: We Could All Use a Level Up
Matther Winner

Jun 26, 2013

Matthew Winner is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for his leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United States. Winner uses the power of video games to help students make meaningful connections with what they're learning. Read More

 
Blog Post: Museums, Libraries Play an Important Role in Early Learning
Hildreth, Smith, and Semmel at the launch of the early learning report.

Jun 25, 2013

A new report from IMLS and the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading shows how libraries and museums prepare young children for success. Read More

 
 



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Literacy and Tech for Toddlers at El Paso Community College Northwest Library

The Jenna Welch and Laura Bush Community Library, based at the El Paso Community College Northwest campus, implemented an Interactive Technology and Literacy Program for area young children and their parents to foster a long term love of learning, a habit of library usage, and a college-going culture among community residents. Read more..

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