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Apply for National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

The National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award is the Nation’s highest honor for out-of-school arts and humanities programs that celebrate the creativity of America’s young people, particularly those from underserved communities. This award recognizes and supports excellence in programs that open new pathways to learning, self-discovery, and achievement. Each year, the National Arts and […]

IMLS Funding Opportunities

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

FY 2016 National Leadership Grants for Libraries and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (Second Cycle of Funding) Preliminary two-page proposals addressing IMLS priorities will be accepted until: February 2, 2016. The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced the Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) for the second cycle of FY 2016 National Leadership […]

Employee Rights and “myE-Verify”

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

IMLS and USCIS Webinar on Employee Rights and myE-Verify The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) present the next webinar in a series for public librarians on immigration and U.S. citizenship topics on Wednesday, December 9. This webinar will help librarians assist employees in understanding their rights […]

Autism in the Library

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Assisting Persons with Autism Librarians can learn best practices and thoughtful ways to assist individuals with autism who are using the library. Project PALS was developed by Florida State University’s College of Communications and Information.  The online course, designed by experts in both the library and autism fields, is a series of four independent, self-paced […]

National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards

Friday, October 16th, 2015

An initiative of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, administered in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards honor exemplary creative youth development programs in the arts and humanities. Learn […]

White House Task Force on New Americans

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

October 27 Webinar Will Address Interagency Initiative to Better Integrate Immigrants into Communities The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) present another webinar in their series for public librarians on immigration and U.S. citizenship topics. The webinar will provide an overview about the White House Task Force […]

Inspiration and Innovation in Libraries and Museums

Friday, September 18th, 2015

IMLS Hosts 2015 Focus Conference in New Orleans, November 16 and 17 Conference to highlight agency priorities, showcase IMLS grantees’ work, and explore the latest issues in museums and libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) will hold a conference that will bring together grantees, potential applicants, and professionals working in museums, libraries, […]

How Libraries and Museums Can Strengthen Executive Function

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Webinar: Brain-Building Powerhouses: How Museums and Libraries Can Strengthen Executive Function Life Skills A free webinar featuring the findings from the just-released groundbreaking report, Brain-Building Powerhouses: How Museums and Libraries Can Strengthen Executive Function Life Skills, will be broadcast on September 22. Mind in the Making (MITM), a program of the Families and Work Institute […]

Call for Nominations: 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Each year, the Institute of Museum and Library Services presents select museums and libraries with the nation’s highest honor, the National Medal for Museum and Library Service. IMLS is now accepting nominations for the 2016 award which recognizes libraries and museums that make significant and exceptional contributions in service to their communities. Nomination forms are […]

Adult Immigrant Learners in Libraries and Classrooms

Monday, July 27th, 2015

USCIS and IMLS Host Webinar for Public Libraries: Bridges to Citizenship: Connecting Classrooms and Libraries to Expand and Enhance Services for Adult Immigrant Learners The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) present the next webinar in their series for public librarians, discussing immigration and U.S. citizenship topics. […]

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