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Thursday, August 18, 2016
P3 is designed to help 14-to-24-year-olds in the U.S. who are out of school and not working. It calls for state, local, and tribal communities to test innovative and outcome-focused strategies that could achieve better results for these youth.Read more
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
By Teri DeVoe IMLS Senior Program Officer State libraries are a critical partner for the Grants to States program, and given the size of the annual awards they receive through IMLS, we make it a priority to visit each of them in person every five years. My recent site visit to Connecticut offered a...Read more
Monday, August 15, 2016
By Linda Eirhart Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library The Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library staff in Winterthur, Delaware have been hard at work with the initial phases of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust grant projects to...Read more
Friday, July 29, 2016
The Office of Library Services recently published information on our FY 2017 application guidelines for both the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) and the National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program (NLG) . This is part of a series of posts drawing attention to key points in the Notices of Funding Opportunity guidelines for those programs, focusing on elements of the programs that have been refined or changed from previous years.Read more
Friday, July 29, 2016
By Trevor Owens, Senior Program Officer and Emily Reynolds, Program Specialist IMLS Office of Library Services The Office of Library Services recently published information on our FY 2017 application guidelines for both the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) and the National...Read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016
The Office of Library Services recently published its FY 2017 application guidelines for both the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) and the National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program (NLG). This is the first in a series of posts drawing attention to key points in the Notices of Funding Opportunity (guidelines) for those programs, focusing on elements of the programs that have been refined or changed from previous years.Read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016
By Sarah Fuller IMLS Office of Library Services The Office of Library Services recently published our FY 2017 application guidelines for both the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) and the National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program (NLG). This post is part of a series drawing...Read more
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Elizabeth Chase Frisco Public Library Editor’s Note: Frisco Public Library conducted the interview below with community member Catherine Ghaffar, a local resident who with her family recently used the library’s STEM backpacks. The backpacks were purchased with a $41,613.00 grant from the...Read more
Thursday, July 7, 2016
By Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew Look up at the stars on a clear night. Look for the star Sirius within the constellation Orion. You certainly learned about it in school or by using an astronomy phone app. Or perhaps it was a telescope-obsessed relative who showed you this star, also called Alpha Canis...Read more
Thursday, July 7, 2016
“Don’t read the comments!” That bit of unfortunate advice has become all too common all over the internet. It comes in reaction to the way conversations in comment sections, on social media, or in internet forums can stray wildly off topic, veer toward bizarre conspiracy theories, or even turn abusive.Read more

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