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STEM-Rich Afterschool Making Project of IMLS and Exploratorium is Part of Interagency Learning Collaboration for Underserved Students
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Feb 03, 2015

The project will use STEM-focused content, instructional strategies, and training approaches developed by science museums to help 21st Century Community Learning Centers offer making activities. Read More

 
President’s FY 2016 Budget Request Includes $237,427,957 for the Institute of Museum and Library Services

Feb 02, 2015

With the requested FY 2016 funds, IMLS will provide leadership for the nation’s libraries and museums through grant making, policy development, and research. Read More

 
Notice of Funding Opportunity: 2015 Native American Library Services Basic Grants

Feb 02, 2015

IMLS will be accepting applications for grants to support core Native American library services until the April 1 deadline. Read More

 
 



UpNext Blog Posts


Blog Post: Digging Up an Appetite for Health at The New York Botanical Garden
Carla Hall receives help from an aspiring young chef for a delicious—and healthy!—broccoli pesto.

Mar 12, 2015

The New York Botanical Garden celebrated the 5th anniversary of Let’s! Move by hosting Carla Hall’s Culinary Kids Week in February. Children and families participated in a variety of hands-on activities and demonstrations focused on edible gardening and healthy eating. Read More

 
Blog Post: Taking Note: More Resources for Arts Data-Miners
Delaware Art Museum by flickr user Jeffrey.

Mar 11, 2015

Federal agencies, like the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the National Endowment for the Arts, are making cultural heritage data readily available as a part of open data and open government initiatives. Read More

 
Blog Post: Continuing the Library and Museum Open Data Conversation
Participants in the IMLS board room during the Open Data Open House

Mar 10, 2015

In what we called an Open Data Open House, a cohort of data wonks, librarians, curators, researchers and developers shared ideas on the new IMLS data catalog and ways to use this data. Read More

 
 



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Creative Aging Engages Seniors through Art

Westchester Library System, a cooperative library system, implemented a Creative Aging instructional arts program to empower community libraries to offer programs providing social engagement and creative expression to active and engaged seniors. Read more..

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