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September 26, 2016
IMLS announced both the library and museum recipients of the National Leadership Grant Programs, as well as the Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries program.
September 21, 2016
IMLS welcomes the five members of the 2016-2017 class of the National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) program.
September 15, 2016
IMLS announced the 206 recipients of the Museum for America grant program supporting projects developed by museums to improve public service.
September 9, 2016
The fifth annual class of the National Student Poets Program participated in an appointment ceremony at the White House with First Lady Michelle Obama.
September 8, 2016
IMLS is now accepting applications for four museum grant programs. The application deadline for each of these programs is December 1, 2016.
August 26, 2016
IMLS announced the recipients of 11 library grants awarded through the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program.
August 26, 2016
IMLS announced 243 grants through three library programs aimed at supporting and improving services among Native American and Native Hawaiian institutions.
August 9, 2016
IMLS announced the recipients of seven competitive library grants for the Pacific Territories, Freely Associated States, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
August 8, 2016
IMLS released the FY 2014 Public Libraries Survey data and new online visualizations and tools.
July 28, 2016
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has announced the guidelines for the first round of FY 2017 National Leadership Grants for Libraries and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program.
July 15, 2016
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 15, 2016
IMLS today announced 21 grants, from Alaska to New York, supporting museum services for Native Americans and Native Hawaiians.
July 15, 2016
IMLS announced 17 grants to museums in 11 states totaling $1,481,000 for the African American History and Culture (AAHC) grant program.
July 14, 2016
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate approved the nomination of Dr. Carla Hayden to be Librarian of Congress.
July 12, 2016
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.