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Third Library Stakeholder Meeting Set for June 2 at Los Angeles Public Library

May 15, 2015

The meeting starts and 9:00 PDT. We welcome your participation via #IMLSfocus and the e-mail address, focus@imls.gov. Read More

 
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

 
 



UpNext Blog Posts


Blog Post: Highlighting the Power and Potential of Making
Representatives Steny Hoyer (left) and Mark Takano (right) enjoy the Museum of Science, Boston’s Faire activity

Jun 22, 2015

The amazing world of “making” took hold of the nation’s capital this month, and IMLS played an important role organizing key festivities. Read More

 
Blog Post: Make a Difference this Summer!

Jun 19, 2015

Museums and libraries have a role in keeping young people safe, healthy, and engaged in learning over the summer. Read More

 
Blog Post: Makerspaces: Beyond Tools and Products
Students sitting at a table taking apart fleece pajama pants.

Jun 19, 2015

Michigan Makers, a service learning project of the University of Michigan School of Information, aims to focus on the participants’ development rather than the tools in the makerspace. Read More

 
 



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A Maker State, Powered By Libraries

The Makerstate Initiative is a project that aims to excite New Mexico communities about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) and support libraries throughout the state in introducing maker technologies in a fun and accessible way. Read more..

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