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August 30, 2017
IMLS announces FY 2017 recipients of the National Leadership Grants program and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program.
August 29, 2017
IMLS is extending deadlines for two library grant programs from September 1 to September 22 to provide an additional three weeks for institutions in areas affected by now Tropical Storm Harvey.
August 23, 2017
IMLS grants awarded through the Native American and Native Hawaiian Library Services programs will support existing and new library services and operations for native communities across the nation.
August 23, 2017
Robin Dale brings a wealth of experience to benefit the IMLS mission and library services nationwide.
August 10, 2017
Funded projects will test and develop museum and library collaborative approaches for bringing about positive community change.
July 24, 2017
This year, IMLS is particularly interested in museums and libraries with programs that build community cohesion and serve as catalysts for positive community change.
July 20, 2017
Guidelines for the National Leadership Grants for Libraries and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Programs are now available, and IMLS will be accepting applications through Friday, September 1.
July 13, 2017
Twenty-two grants will support museum services of federally recognized tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations.
July 13, 2017
Sixteen grants to museums in 10 states have been awarded through the African American History and Culture grant program.
July 6, 2017
Museums for All has facilitated more than 514,000 museum visits for low-income community members since its inception in 2014.
June 26, 2017
New funding reports summarize the past six years of IMLS support for museums and libraries across the nation.
May 23, 2017
The FY 2018 budget request includes funding for a closeout of IMLS operations starting in fiscal year 2018.
May 15, 2017
IMLS announced the 10 recipients of the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for service to the community.
May 5, 2017
The federal funding law includes $231 million for the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
May 1, 2017
Members of the public are invited to attend the National Museum and Library Services Board meeting from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.