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Friday, January 6, 2017
To help you put your best foot forward in preparing a two-page proposal for the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) and the National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG) Program, here are a few tips.Read more
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Early childhood programs and services are critical to the development of young children, and community organizations, like museums and libraries, are key players.Read more
Friday, December 9, 2016
By Mary Kathryn Poole Let’s Move Pittsburgh Program Director, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens This past October, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens , located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was invited to participate in the First Lady Michelle Obama’s Final Garden Harvest at the White...Read more
Thursday, December 1, 2016
The National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award (NAHYP), formerly known as “Coming Up Taller,” is the nation's highest honor for out-of-school arts and humanities programs that celebrate the creativity of America's young people, particularly those from underserved communities.Read more
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, ZooMonitor makes it easier for wildlife professionals to collect data that informs and helps evaluate the well-being of animals.Read more
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Editor’s Note: Last month, IMLS staff participated in pre-conference grantee convening and other activities related to the 2016 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums organized by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM). Office of Museum...Read more
Monday, November 21, 2016
Editor’s Note: Last month, IMLS staff participated in pre-conference grantee convening and other activities related to the 2016 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums organized by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM). Office of Museum...Read more
Thursday, November 17, 2016
By Craig Hadley Director/Curator, DePauw University Galleries & Collections When I arrived at my museum a little less than five years ago, I inherited a permanent collection of 3,500 objects that were divided between two storage areas across our university. The fragmented storage situation made...Read more
Monday, November 14, 2016
In California, where the number of veterans is the highest in the nation, libraries are connecting with former service members and veteran family members, becoming a pathway to their enrollment in eligible services. This is the latest in a series of Community Salute blogs highlighting the role that many libraries and museums already play in the lives of veterans and military families.Read more
Friday, November 11, 2016
Launched with the help of an IMLS grant, the Veterans Make Movies initiative teaches veterans how to tell their stories in film. This is the latest in a series of Community Salute blogs highlighting the role that many libraries and museums already play in the lives of veterans and military families.Read more

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