National Book Festival: A Storied Past, Innovative Present, and Promising FutureSeptember 23, 2021
IMLS continued its partnership with the Library of Congress to put on the annual National Book Festival.
State Library Spotlight: How ARP Act Stimulus Funds are Supporting Digital Inclusion in South CarolinaSeptember 2, 2021
From emergency preparedness kits to Internet access, online tutoring, and resume assistance, here’s how South Carolina libraries are helping communities all across the state.
A Celebration of Connecting Communities: IMLS Honors 2021 National Medal RecipientsAugust 31, 2021
During the ceremony, community members shared what makes their library or museum such a vital part of the community. Here are some of their stories.
IMLS Onsite: How We Connect with State Libraries Across the NationAugust 12, 2021
The pandemic had a profound effect on how IMLS conducts site visits. Senior Program Officer Madison Bolls shares how the agency pivoted to maintain valuable connections with state and local libraries across the country.
IMLS CARES Act State Library Spotlight: Broadband Partnerships and Competitive Grants in North CarolinaJuly 7, 2021
Timothy Owens, the State Librarian of North Carolina, shares how broadband connectivity and digital inclusion at libraries have been a critical part of the state's Covid response.
Showing Their Pride: How Museums and Libraries Become Allies and PartnersJune 28, 2021
During June and throughout the year, museums and libraries are sharing the stories and supporting the needs of the LGBTQIA+ community.
IMLS CARES Act State Library Spotlight: Digital Inclusion and PPE Subgrants in MichiganJune 23, 2021
IMLS talked to the Michigan State Librarian about the transition to virtual activities and supporting community needs.
IMLS CARES Act State Library Spotlight: Wi-Fi, E-books, and Rural Library Connections in IdahoMay 27, 2021
During the pandemic, libraries can help “keep students learning and adults earning.” Here’s how Idaho libraries have risen to the challenge in creative and fun ways.
Strong Local Ties Help Texas Coastal Libraries Survive and Thrive During the PandemicMay 12, 2021
University of Texas researchers used IMLS funding to examine how small, local libraries contribute to community resiliency in the face of disasters.
Play Ball! A Director's Musings on How the Arts, Baseball, and History ConnectMay 5, 2021
IMLS Director Crosby Kemper shares his thoughts on how the humanities—and his favorite sports team—are more connected than you might think. Do you have a favorite baseball poem?