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February 01 2017 Eastern
IMLS invites proposals to test and develop museum and library collaborative approaches for bringing about positive community change.Read more
January 23 2017 Eastern
The new CAP program will accept applications through March 1, 2017.Read more
January 17 2017 Eastern
President Barack Obama has appointed a slate of seasoned museum and library professionals to serve on the National Museum and Library Services Board.Read more
January 10 2017 Eastern
A new report from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Reinvestment Fund provides insights for libraries and museums to connect with their communities in newer and deeper ways.Read more
December 12 2016 Eastern
IMLS and the PAST Foundation are collaborating on a project to deploy local digital literacy trainers to tribal and rural communities.Read more
December 07 2016 Eastern
Six museum and library experts, who were appointed by President Barack Obama in late November, were sworn in as members of the National Museum and Library Services Board yesterday.Read more
December 01 2016 Eastern
IMLS and ULC are implementing round two of the ConnectED Library Card ChallengeRead more
November 21 2016 Eastern
The National Museum and Library Services Board (NMLSB) will meet December 7 at the IMLS offices in Washington, D.C.Read more
November 15 2016 Eastern
First Lady Michelle Obama recognized 12 award-winning creative youth development programs at the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award ceremony.Read more
November 14 2016 Eastern
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), in collaboration with the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and E-Line Media announced the winners of the 2016 National STEM Video Game Challenge.Read more
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