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November 09, 2015 ET
The National Museum and Library Services Board next meets on November 18 from 9:15 a.m.–2:30 p.m. in New Orleans.
October 22, 2015 ET
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.
October 13, 2015 ET
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.
October 09, 2015 ET
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.
September 25, 2015 ET
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.
September 23, 2015 ET
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.
September 18, 2015 ET
Registration is now open for the IMLS Focus Conference.
September 17, 2015 ET
IMLS and Mind in the Making will present a free webinar for museum and library professionals on executive function life skills.
September 15, 2015 ET
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.
September 15, 2015 ET
IMLS is now accepting applications for five museum grant programs. The deadline is December 1, 2015.
September 01, 2015 ET
IMLS is making an investment to help libraries provide more e-books and make them more accessible to the public.
August 31, 2015 ET
Preliminary two-page proposals that address IMLS priorities will be accepted until the October 1, 2015 deadline.
August 31, 2015 ET
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.
July 30, 2015 ET
IMLS announced grants that will help expand digital services and connectivity, digital literacy, professional development, and support summer reading, bookmobiles, collections, and more.
July 22, 2015 ET
Know a museum or library that is making a significant difference in your community with exceptional programs and services? Nominate them for a National Medal.