Press Releases

IMLS and the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Convene Experts

Dec 07, 2012

IMLS and the Campaign held a meeting to begin developing a groundbreaking policy report on the role of museums and libraries in early learning. The publication is planned for April 2013. Read More

Call for Applications: 2013 Native American Library Services Enhancement Grant Program

Dec 06, 2012

Applications are now being accepting for the Native American Library Services Enhancement Grant program. Note that the program’s deadline is now March 1, 2013. Read More

President Obama Appoints Althemese Pemberton Barnes and Vishakha N. Desai to the National Museum and Library Services Board

Dec 05, 2012

IMLS Announces the two newest members of the National Museum and Library Services Board, Althemese Pemberton Barnes and Vishakha N. Desai. Read More


UpNext Blog Posts

Blog Post: AAHC Forum: Forgotten Communities: Discovering and Recovering Baptisttown
Evansville African American Museum

Mar 14, 2013

The Evansville African American Museum worked with high school and college students on oral history projects to collect and preserve the war memories of Baptisttown and Lincoln Gardens residents. Read More

Blog Post: With Digital Technologies, Can School Libraries Help Transform Learning?
EF Media Lab / Photo: Ben Filio

Mar 13, 2013

Educators from across the country are using digital technologies to create more opportunities for experiential, hands-on learning. Read More

Blog Post: Getting a Second Chance at 67

Mar 13, 2013

An adult literacy program at the Contra Costa library helped Gladys Leeks, age 67, learn how to read.​ Read More


Primary Source

View the latest edition of the Institute's monthly eNewsletter.


Featured Project Profile
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..

Grant Search

Find Available Grants


Search Awarded Grants

Search our archive of grants awarded by the Institute. Search now


Visit our Subscription Page to sign up to receive e-mail announcements, newsletters, and more from IMLS.

  Facebook icon Twitter icon YouTube icon RSS icon