August 2011: National Librarian Training Program Supports Workforce Recovery Efforts
Three members of the Project Compass team.

A grant to WebJunction and the State Library of North Carolina is helping libraries, nationwide, to meet increasing demands to connect customers with workforce resources. Read More

July 2011: State Talking Book Libraries: Programs for People with Visual or Physical Disabilities
Photo of two boys in a library using Talking Books.

Through its Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies, the largest of all of its grant programs, IMLS provides funding to state libraries around the country to provide critical services to visually and physically impaired Americans including braille materials and recorded audiobooks also known as “talking books”. Read More

June 2011: Fine Arts Museum Brings Together Community Resources to Provide Art and Science Fusion Education
Lamar Elementary students pose with Assistant Museum Educator Megan DiRienzo at the end of their Art Science Fusion program.

With funding from an IMLS National Leadership Grant, the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, along with its partners, the San Angelo Independent School District and the Upper Colorado River Authority, brings together community resources to create an interdisciplinary program of art and science education that engages students in real-life projects focusing on water conservation and environmental science.​ Read More