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Blog Posts from July 2015

July 30, 2015 ET
Reach Out and Read has launched the Prescription for Success Toolkit, aimed at helping families benefit from museum and library services that foster literacy development in young children.Read more
July 27, 2015 ET
With the help of an IMLS Grant, Benetech convened a national forum to discuss how 3D printing technology and services can be used for accessible education materials.Read more
July 23, 2015 ET
The report looks at the IMLS Connecting to Collections Statewide Planning Grants to assess their impact and identify ways to move forward in caring for our nation’s treasures.Read more
July 23, 2015 ET
By Trevor Owens, Senior Program Officer Emily Reynolds, Program Specialist Office of Library Services, IMLS At the end of April, an interdisciplinary group of experts on libraries and technology met at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C., for an IMLS Focus convening on the...Read more
July 22, 2015 ET
Museums and libraries have a role to play in promoting healthy aging, independent living, and community involvement for seniors.Read more
July 21, 2015 ET
With the guidance and support of the United States World War One Centennial Commission, the Connecticut State Library is telling the story of The Great War through the lens of the nation, the state, the community, and the individual.Read more
July 17, 2015 ET
In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Wisconsin Division of Libraries lists ways libraries can observe the anniversary and provides resources on disability history.Read more
July 09, 2015 ET
Many Let’s Move! Gardens are participating in the Million Pollinator Challenge to promote the health of honey bees and other pollinators.Read more
July 08, 2015 ET
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
July 07, 2015 ET
Over the Fourth of July weekend, more than 50 naturalization ceremonies took place across the country, including some in museums and libraries.Read more