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Want to help your community digitize photos or record oral histories? Check out IMLS's new grant for small libraries. Deadline Feb. 25th.
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Meet 's first social worker. "One thing we say a lot here is, ‘The needs of the community show up in the library.' The library is public space. Whatever is happening in the world shows up here.”
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IMLS Jan 14
Have a great idea for how your school library can prepare students for future success or foster literacy in anything from digital media to health? If so, check out IMLS's new grant for small libraries. Deadline Feb. 25th.
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IMLS Jan 14
After Russia's rocky transition from communism and the rise of the Internet, Moscow's libraries appeared doomed to become relics of the past. But that's not what happened.
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IMLS Jan 14
Here are a few funded public library collections to help you check a New Years resolution or two off your list.
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Library & Research Center Jan 11
Have you heard our big news? We've been honored with a grant from the to process an estimated 9,100 photo shoots from our Sievers Studio Collection, this time from the 1940s. Learn more:
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IMLS Jan 11
Oklahoma's is offering funded classes for people with diabetes. The courses will discuss nutrition, recipes and how to change eating habits.
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IMLS Jan 11
A New Zealand librarian talks about her job working with the Māori community: "People don’t want a know-it-all specialist; they want someone who can point them in the right direction and share a heartfelt experience."
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IMLS Jan 10
Pennsylvania's Oil City Library is is launching an funded club for 3rd through 8th graders who want to code, design games & create websites.
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IMLS Jan 10
"Our reading habits have shifted. We skim a lot. We look for full stories baked into headlines... Reading has changed. And we’re changing alongside it."
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IMLS Jan 10
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KY Historical Soc. Jan 9
KHS staff discussing the topic of , in our second day of and training, by analyzing a painting from Duncan Tavern, . This project funded by .
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IMLS Jan 10
How can libraries become a hub for their communities? Check out the findings in this funded study.
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IMLS Jan 8
Libraries have some amazing stories -- and we aren't just talking about books. sent five producers to record what happened at library reference desks around the country.
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IMLS Jan 8
Could your library use a makeover? Apply to 's funded "Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces" program. Selected libraries will collaborate with their communities to transform their space.
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IMLS Jan 7
What skills do teens need for life after high school? 's funded internship program is designed to help teens develop the soft skills, such as professionalism, perseverance & collaboration, they need for the workplace.
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IMLS Jan 7
Virginia's Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden () joined IMLS's Museums for All program! Those receiving food assistance now can get adult tickets for $1 and free admission for up to six children.
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IMLS Jan 7
Have home videos on VHS and no way to watch them? Your local library may have the tools to convert these old tapes to DVD. Thanks to an , Wisconsin's has DIY conversion kits for use at the library until March 8.
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YALSA Jan 4
Read recommendations from us & for improving library services for/with teens via continuing ed for all library staff. This report is the product of an National Forum Grant. Read the full report or summary:
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IMLS Jan 4
“Zines truly are a reflection of the community. I think [the collection] draws new people to the library who might not come otherwise.”
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