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Grant Awards Announcement: IMLS Provides $240,000 in Grants for the Pacific Territories, Freely Associated States and U.S. Virgin Islands

Jul 30, 2015

IMLS announced grants that will help expand digital services and connectivity, digital literacy, professional development, and support summer reading, bookmobiles, collections, and more. Read More

 
Call for Nominations: 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Jul 22, 2015

Know a museum or library that is making a significant difference in your community with exceptional programs and services? Nominate them for a National Medal. Read More

 
USCIS and IMLS Host Webinar for Public Libraries on August 11

Jul 20, 2015

We invite you participate in the latest webinar in the joint agency series. Read More

 
 



UpNext Blog Posts


Blog Post: Games & Learning Conference
Lauren Hays, Co-Director of Center for Games and Learning; Glenn Wiebe, ESSDACK Presenter; Mark Hayse, Co-Director of Center for Games and Learning

Aug 24, 2015

The Center for Games & Learning at MidAmerica Nazarene University hosted a Games & Learning Conference to discuss how gameplay can support educators. Read More

 
Blog Post: Learning Labs Put 3D Printing Skills to the Test to Improve Lives for Veterans in Virginia
The design team working with veteran Lisa Marie Wiley on the quick switch apparatus at the competition.

Aug 19, 2015

Virginia teens teamed up with the Science Museum of Virginia’s the YOUmedia Learning Lab for a Make-a-thon hosted by the Department of Veteran Affairs. Their award-winning prototype, a 3D printed socket, will make it possible for veterans to easily switch and wear different prostheses. Read More

 
Blog Post: Bringing Together Public Libraries and STEM

Aug 18, 2015

STEM professionals and librarians come together for the first Public Libraries and STEM Conference 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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