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November 14 2016 Eastern
IMLS launches Community Salute: Libraries and Museums Serving Veterans and Military Families with an event in San Antonio, Texas. This conversation with community service organizations, foundations, museums and libraries explores how to help the nation’s more than 22 million veterans and their families.Read more
November 09 2016 Eastern
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) released application guidelines for the second cycle of the 2017 NLG and LB21 programs.Read more
November 02 2016 Eastern
IMLS issued the State Library Administrative Agencies Survey report for Fiscal Year 2014, providing an overview of the condition and state libraries in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.Read more
October 07 2016 Eastern
The Measures that Matter project will develop a Library Data and Outcomes Action Plan with key library stakeholder groups for a more coordinated approach to the collection of public library data nationally.Read more
September 27 2016 Eastern
IMLS and FSG announced today the launch of a new initiative, Community-Based Solutions for Veterans and Military Families.Read more
September 26 2016 Eastern
IMLS announced $2.2 million in grants through the STEMeX program and presents the four funded projects.Read more
September 26 2016 Eastern
IMLS announced both the library and museum recipients of the National Leadership Grant Programs, as well as the Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries program.Read more
September 21 2016 Eastern
IMLS welcomes the five members of the 2016-2017 class of the National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) program.Read more
September 15 2016 Eastern
IMLS announced the 206 recipients of the Museum for America grant program supporting projects developed by museums to improve public service.Read more
September 09 2016 Eastern
The fifth annual class of the National Student Poets Program participated in an appointment ceremony at the White House with First Lady Michelle Obama.Read more
September 08 2016 Eastern
IMLS is now accepting applications for four museum grant programs. The application deadline for each of these programs is December 1, 2016.Read more
August 26 2016 Eastern
IMLS announced 243 grants through three library programs aimed at supporting and improving services among Native American and Native Hawaiian institutions.Read more
August 26 2016 Eastern
IMLS announced the recipients of 11 library grants awarded through the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program.Read more
August 09 2016 Eastern
IMLS announced the recipients of seven competitive library grants for the Pacific Territories, Freely Associated States, and U.S. Virgin Islands.Read more
August 08 2016 Eastern
IMLS released the FY 2014 Public Libraries Survey data and new online visualizations and tools.Read more