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IMLS Blog Transforming Communities and Ourselves: A Year in Review
January 22, 2020
IMLS Director Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew reflects on 2019.Read more
January 10, 2020
Throughout 2019, we visited libraries all across the U.S. Here’s what we learned.Read more
The Veteran Internship Program at the Chicago Botanic Garden
November 8, 2019
Museums and other cultural institutions can be well suited to help veterans transition out of the military.Read more
An interior view of SMM, with a large dinosaur fossil on display.
October 22, 2019
The timing was right for Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM) to participate in the Collections Stewardship Museum Assessment Program (MAP) program in 2018.Read more
Traditional American quilt evoking a starry night sky, ca. 1845. Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
August 16, 2019
IMLS Director Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew talks museums, libraries, grantmaking, and new ideas.Read more
Students visit the Zucker Family Sea Turtle Recovery at the South Carolina Aquarium.
June 12, 2019
Congratulations to the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service winners!Read more
kids participate in camp millionaire
April 23, 2019
In April, tax season comes to a close, and many people are left wondering how they can better handle their finances in the year to come. More public libraries are offering help. One example great is Bellingham Public Library in Massachusetts, which ran a year-long series of workshops to help community members learn financial basics.Read more
Photo credit: Swinomish Tribe
April 17, 2019
Thanks to an IMLS grant, the Swinomish Tribe in Washington was able to expand library services to its littlest reading enthusiasts.Read more
The Chicago Public Library's YOUmedia program offers digital learning opportunities for teens in a space just for them. Photo courtesy of the Chicago Public Library.
February 28, 2019
For Black History Month, IMLS honors the contributions and accomplishments of African Americans throughout our nation’s history by taking a look at the essential role of libraries.Read more
Tips for completing native american basic grant application form
February 11, 2019
We’ve put together a new list of tips to help you submit a successful application package this year — here’s what you need to know.Read more