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Coding at Every Library: Empowering Kids in Rural Communities Across the Country
The North Dakota State Library's National Leadership Grant is expanding kids' coding clubs in 100 rural communities across America.
All About Assessment: Creating a Research-Driven Community of Librarianship
The Institute for Research Design in Librarianship at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, gathers together librarians from across the country for a transformative learning experience.
How Museum Tours are Lifting Up Seattle's Historic Chinatown-International District
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience launched a two-year project that transformed its tour program to help empower the community, uplift local businesses, and preserve its rich history.
If These Streets Could Talk: Uniting Cops and Kids Through Poetry
The Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library created a unique poetry project that brought policemen and kids together through creative writing and expression.
Mushrooms, Museums, and Magic, Oh, My! Literacy Garden Teaches Mississippi Kids to Wonder
The Mississippi Children’s Museum’s Literacy Garden connect children with literacy and nature.
Unlocking the Past: How Folger Shakespeare Library's Revival of a Lost Art Helps Us Understand Early Modern English
With an IMLS grant, paleography is helping unlock the past.
Cultivating Curiosity at Lincoln Park Zoo Using Interpretive Programming
Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo exhibit on Japanese macaques, or snow monkeys, brings science and research to the forefront with interpretive programming.
Everyone is Welcome: How a Minnesota Library is Reaching Its Somali Residents
More Somalis live in Minnesota than in any other state. Here’s how the Hennepin County Library is connecting with its diverse community.
How the National Jazz Museum in Harlem is Bringing Music to the Masses
Limited by small museum space, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem embarked on a one-year project to digitize two of their cornerstone collections and create two exhibition kiosks.
How Library Gardens are Growing Communities in Georgia
Gwinnett County Public Library launched a gardening program with STEAM programming that changed the way its 15 branches engaged with their communities.