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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

 
President Obama Announces Open eBooks and ConnectED Library Challenge
POTUS AnacostiaLib

Apr 30, 2015

President Obama announced two new efforts to strengthen student learning by improving access to digital content and to public libraries. Read More

 
 



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Blog Post: Apply for a Mind in the Making Training Session on Executive Function Life Skills

Jul 16, 2015

A training session hosted by the Families and Work Institute will share the science of early learning with professionals who work in museums and libraries. Read More

 
Blog Post: Let's Move! Gardens are Buzzing with Pollinators
Children holding a butterfly in the United States Botanic Garden

Jul 09, 2015

Many Let’s Move! Gardens are participating in the Million Pollinator Challenge to promote the health of honey bees and other pollinators. Read More

 
Blog Post: Your Guide to Participating in the 2015 White House Conference on Aging
Sign for the White House Conference on Aging on the South Lawn in front of the White House.

Jul 08, 2015

The White House Conference on Aging will be on July 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time. We encourage libraries and museums to host and register a watch party to participate in this important event.​ 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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