- February 18, 2022
New IMLS-funded research project looks at Black History Month programming at public libraries. Across the country, libraries offer programming that recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of their increasingly diverse patrons.
- February 2, 2022
The Naper Settlement brought history organizations together to develop Unvarnished, a project providing educators with a model and resources for teaching difficult histories.
Preserving Memory, Maintaining Dignity, Fostering Justice: Museums Engage Visitors in Holocaust EducationJanuary 27, 2022
January 27 marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This year’s theme of “Memory, Dignity, and Justice” is true to the impactful work of IMLS-funded museums across the U.S., who have been working to document the experiences of Holocaust survivors and share information about World War II, and ongoing human rights crises around the world with people of all generations.
State Library Spotlight: How ARP Act Stimulus Funds are Supporting Tribal Libraries, Educators, and Local Businesses in New MexicoJanuary 24, 2022
IMLS talked to the New Mexico State Librarian about how they used American Rescue Plan funding to support their communities during the pandemic.
- December 15, 2021
Here’s how Tribal organizations are using federal funding to preserve native languages and cultural traditions for the next generation.
State Library Spotlight: How ARP Act Stimulus Funds are Supporting Hotspots, Teens, and Talking Books in MassachusettsNovember 17, 2021
IMLS talked to the Director of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners about understanding the needs of their communities when developing projects with ARP funding.
- November 10, 2021
This Veterans Day, we honor our nation’s approximately 19 million veterans and their stories. Museums and libraries have the unique ability to introduce us to these Americans and their experiences and perspectives. Across the country, these institutions are using IMLS grants to collect and share the stories of America’s military veterans.
- October 28, 2021
Missouri State Librarian, Robin Westphal talks about how American Rescue Plan funding from IMLS helped rural libraries provide connectivity and health and wellness services to their communities.