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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

 
 



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Blog: Pilot Project Serves Free Summer Lunch to Kids in Libraries
Eating summer lunch at the Elmhurst Branch of the Oakland Public Library.

Jun 17, 2013

In conjunction with summer reading programs, the “Summer Lunch at the Library” program will serve free healthy lunches in public libraries throughout California to keep kids’ bellies and minds nourished. Read More

 
Blog: AAHC Forum: Collections Management Initiatives: Big Things Are Happening at the Harvey B. Gantt Center
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Jun 13, 2013

Using IMLS funding, the Gantt Center hired a collections management consultant to improve inventory, collection management software, conservation, disaster recovery, and digital planning. Read More

 
Blog Post: Food Revolution Day Pittsburgh
Chef Stephanie Gelberd shares her recipe for baked tortilla chips as part of her cooking demonstration.

Jun 10, 2013

The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens took part in Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day with healthy cooking demonstrations and a walking challenge. 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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