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July 15, 2016 ET
IMLS today announced 21 grants, from Alaska to New York, supporting museum services for Native Americans and Native Hawaiians.
July 15, 2016 ET
IMLS announced 17 grants to museums in 11 states totaling $1,481,000 for the African American History and Culture (AAHC) grant program.
July 15, 2016 ET
IMLS today announced more than $2 million in museum grants, including seven grants totaling $158,534 for the agency’s Sparks! Ignition Grants for Museums program.
July 14, 2016 ET
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate approved the nomination of Dr. Carla Hayden to be Librarian of Congress.
July 12, 2016 ET
The IMLS Community Catalyst Initiative will help libraries and museums develop a deeper understanding of their role as enablers of community vitality and co-creators of positive community change.
June 15, 2016 ET
As part of a growing effort to highlight the Maker Movement, the second annual Capitol Hill Maker Faire will take place on June 21 in the Rayburn House Office Building and is open to Members of Congress, staff, as well as members of the public.
June 09, 2016 ET
IMLS is accepting nominations for the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, which recognizes libraries and museums that make significant and exceptional contributions in service to their communities.
June 02, 2016 ET
On June 1, First Lady Michelle Obama joined the Institute of Museum and Library Services Director Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew to honor the recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.
May 25, 2016 ET
The public is invited to attend the 33rd meeting of the National Museum and Library Services Board on June 2.
May 16, 2016 ET
The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced today that Dr. Marvin D. Carr has joined the agency as STEM and Community Engagement Advisor.
April 20, 2016 ET
The Maker Movement returns to Washington, D.C., this summer as the Institute of Museum and Library Services, in collaboration with the Congressional Maker Caucus, hosts a free celebration of making on Capitol Hill. The second annual IMLS Capitol Hill Maker Faire, on June 21, will explore trends and drivers of the Maker Movement.
April 19, 2016 ET
The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced the 10 recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for service to the community. The award will be presented at an event in Washington, D.C., on June 1.
April 12, 2016 ET
The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced 40 grants to institutions totaling $13,016,100. The grants were awarded through the first cycle of the National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program.
April 04, 2016 ET
Museums for All, a nationally-branded program helping museums across the country reach out to low-income families, marks the completion of its pilot phase with 67 participating museums in 26 states across the country and Washington, D.C.
March 15, 2016 ET
Research by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) found shifts in Americans’ interaction with public libraries’ materials, programs and services in Fiscal Year 2013.

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