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IMLS Hosts the First Capitol Hill Maker Faire June 11
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May 12, 2015

The Capitol Hill Maker Faire kicks off a city-wide celebration of Making. Read More

 
Help Your Community Reap the Advantages of Broadband Adoption and Digital Literacy

May 07, 2015

IMLS encourages libraries, archives, and museums to share their thoughts on how the federal government can expand and promote broadband adoption and digital inclusion. Read More

 
Statement from the IMLS Acting Director on the Loss of Charles Benton

May 01, 2015

Charles Benton, a member of the National Museum and Library Services Board, will be missed by many at IMLS. Read More

 
 



UpNext Blog Posts


Blog Post: The Impact of Summer Reading

May 14, 2015

The Library of Virginia is studying how children and teens use reading programs. A May 19 webinar will explore some of the findings. Read More

 
Blog Post: Digital Infrastructure Supporting Long Term Access at the CNI 2015 Spring Meeting

May 08, 2015

At the spring meeting of the Coalition of Networked Information, libraries’ role in developing, deploying, and managing digital infrastructure was highlighted. Read More

 
Blog Post: ConnectED: Open Books and Open Doors
President Barack Obama answers questions from students during the Discovery Education webinar

May 01, 2015

Yesterday, the President traveled to the Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, D.C., to announce new partnerships to expand access to free e-books for America’s students and to ensure every student has easy access to their local library and the wealth of knowledge and resources it can provide.​ Read More

 
 



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Ten Libraries and Museums Honored at the White House

On Monday, May 18, First Lady Michelle Obama joined the Institute of Museum and Library Services Acting Director Maura Marx to present the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Ten institutions from across the country attended the White House Ceremony to be recognized for outstanding service to their communities. Read more..

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