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November 17 2015 Eastern
IMLS partners in the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards, recognizing the country’s best creative youth development programs for children and youth in the arts and humanities.Read more
November 09 2015 Eastern
A new national report finds that many museums and libraries are leveraging their prominent local positions to help rebuild troubled neighborhoods, driving economic, educational and social efforts that help raise standards of living.Read more
November 09 2015 Eastern
The National Museum and Library Services Board next meets on November 18 from 9:15 a.m.–2:30 p.m. in New Orleans.Read more
October 22 2015 Eastern
Seven science centers and museums are part of a pilot project aimed at finding new ways to introduce youth in low-income neighborhoods to STEM programs and careers.Read more
October 13 2015 Eastern
The new IMLS-USCIS webinar will provide an overview about the White House Task Force on New Americans, an interagency effort to develop a federal strategy to better integrate immigrants into communities.Read more
October 09 2015 Eastern
Meet this year’s National Student Poets. The teen poets’ first reading of their original work was hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama in the White House as part of an appointment ceremony.Read more
September 25 2015 Eastern
Annual funding for the government expires at midnight on September 30, 2015. The IMLS plan for agency operations in the absence of appropriations is available on the IMLS website. Check our website for more information.Read more
September 23 2015 Eastern
Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew's nomination to be director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) was confirmed by the United States Senate on Tuesday night.Read more
September 18 2015 Eastern
Registration is now open for the IMLS Focus Conference.Read more
September 17 2015 Eastern
IMLS and Mind in the Making will present a free webinar for museum and library professionals on executive function life skills.Read more
September 15 2015 Eastern
The funding will help museums all over the country be better equipped to care for their collections, create exhibitions and learning experiences for visitors, and contribute to a better quality of life for their communities.Read more
September 15 2015 Eastern
IMLS is now accepting applications for five museum grant programs. The deadline is December 1, 2015.Read more
September 01 2015 Eastern
IMLS is making an investment to help libraries provide more e-books and make them more accessible to the public.Read more
August 31 2015 Eastern
New grants will help libraries engage learners of all ages, provide access to content, develop models for the library field, and support services for Native Americans and Native Hawaiians.Read more
August 31 2015 Eastern
Preliminary two-page proposals that address IMLS priorities will be accepted until the October 1, 2015 deadline.Read more