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Grant Will Connect Early Learning Services of Museums and Libraries with Medical Community

Jan 08, 2015

Reach Out and Read’s New Project is a "Prescription for Success." Read More

 
Trevor Owens Selected as IMLS Senior Program Officer, National Digital Platform

Jan 05, 2015

Owens to head National Digital Platform activities across programs at IMLS. Read More

 
IMLS Welcomes Input on Its Website Redesign

Dec 19, 2014

We want to know more about our website visitors and how they use www.imls.gov, in order to build a website that best meets their needs. Read More

 
 



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Blog Post: StoryCorps Interview: Chicago Public Library
Marcia Trawinski and Dottie Gibson

Feb 12, 2015

Marcia Trawinski, long-time member of the Chicago Public Library, talks to her friend Dottie Gibson about how adaptive services for the visually impaired have improved her relationship with books and the library. Read More

 
Blog Post: StoryCorps Interview: Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Heather Stephenson and Jeanne White

Feb 06, 2015

Ryan White was one of the first children to be diagnosed with AIDS in 1984, which he contracted from a medicine used to treat his hemophilia. At the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, a permanent exhibit—Ryan’s childhood room—educates visitors about Ryan’s life and AIDS. We hear from Ryan’s mom and close friend in this StoryCorps interview. Read More

 
Museums as Social Agents: Storytelling Aids Emotional Healing
Woman teaches teens how to create a book.

Feb 05, 2015

Sandy Spring Museum helped immigrant youth in their community tell their stories through words, photography, and art. 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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