Institute of Museum and Library Services

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Name: Institute of Museum and Library Services
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Blog Post: For Employment Training and Assistance, Look to Your Local Library

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the Choose Work blog . To view the original post, click  here .By Susan H. Hildreth,Director, Institute of Museum and Library ServicesEvery day, in communities across the county, libraries are helping people ... [Published Institute of Museum and Library Services - 15 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

ALA, Depts. of Ed. and Labor to Host Webinar on Workforce Funding

, the American Library Association (ALA) will host "$2.2 Billion Reasons to Pay Attention to WIOA," an interactive webinar that will explore ways that public and community college libraries can receive funding for employment skills training and job search ... [Published ALA - 19 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

KINGSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY: New programs aim at raising STEAM

KINGSTON – Learning is getting better and better at the Kingston Public Library. The library has been awarded a $7,500 federal grant created by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act). The grant ... [Published Wicked Local Kingston - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Library System Gets $249,000 Grant

The Santa Barbara Public Library System received a $249,000 National Leadership Grant to promote reading for low-literacy families, library officials announced Wednesday. The award was part of the Institute of Museum and Library Services $9.2 million ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Newtown teen talks National Student Poets Program

(WTNH)– 15-year-old Ashley Gong, a junior at Newtown High School, was recently appointed to the 2014 class of the National Student Poets Program, the nation’s highest honor for teen poets presenting original work.Ashley and her fellow 2014 National Student ... [Published WTNH.com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Government grant to support work in language, literacy development

LAWRENCE - University of Kansas reers will direct a new national network of experts in language and literacy development called Bridging the Word Gap Network with a two-year grant of $593,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services. The award ... [Published Noodls - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

IMLS Awards $1.3 Million for Training and Professional Development Projects (10/16/14)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- The Institute of Museum & Library Services issued the following news release: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) today announced grants and a cooperative agreement totaling $1,373,405 for three projects featuring ... [Published Targeted News Service - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

White House Increases Support of Early Education Through ‘Word Gap’ Initiative

The White House on Thursday will announce a new initiative to encourage technological and research support to combat the word gap, a learning curve many low-income children face in their early years before entering school.Research has shown that children ... [Published US News & World Report - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Leveling the Playing Field for All Children: Federal, State, and Local Efforts to Bridge the Word Gap

at 08:49 AM EDTEarlier this year, President Obama highlighted the importance of supporting learning in our youngest children to bridge the “word gap” and improve their chances for success in school and in life, and he called for an all-hands-on-deck effort ... [Published The White House - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Santa Barbara Library System Gets Grant To Try To Improve Family Literacy

Posted on Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:03amSanta Barbara’s library system has received a quarter of a million dollar grant to try to improve family literacy.The federal grant will target families with low literacy levels, by promoting reading groups.  ... [Published KCLU - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

National Digital Stewardship Residency

Press contact: Jennifer Gavin (202) 707-1940 Public contact: Kristopher F. Nelson, (202) 707-5764Library of Congress, Institute of Museum and Library Services Launch 2015 Digital Stewardship Residency Program Hands-On Program Open to Graduate- and Post-Graduate-Level ... [Published Ein News - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Mansfield Library Receives National Leadership Grant

MISSOULA, Mont., Sept. 23 -- The University of Montana issued the following news release: The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library at the University of Montana recently received a $49,343 National Leadership Grant from the federal Institute of Museum and ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 24 2014]

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"This is a collaboration of nationally recognized reers, practitioners, policymakers and funders joining together to develop and push forward a coordinated national re agenda to develop individual, community and population-based interventions that address the word gap experienced by young children in poverty" said Walker
"I am proud that IMLS is supporting these projects that strengthen collections care, increase acc . . ."
"The country’s 16,400 public libraries are prepared to support early childhood education, but we can only do so if policies allow for better collaboration, coordination, and real partnerships between libraries and the various federal early learning programs, including SIG grants" said Emily Sheketoff, executive director of the ALA Washington Office
In addition, they said dozens of science backpack kits are being created "so that students can check them out, go outout in the field, and do their own exploring, observing, and data collection. Young scientists are encouraged to makes notes in their nature journals, and upload their data to our websites and Facebook page."

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Blog Post: For Employment Training and Assistan... [Published Institute of Museum and Library Services - 15 hours ago]
ALA, Depts. of Ed. and Labor to Host Webinar on... [Published ALA - 19 hours ago]
KINGSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY: New programs aim at ra... [Published Wicked Local Kingston - 23 hours ago]
Library System Gets $249,000 Grant [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Oct 20 2014]
Newtown teen talks National Student Poets Program [Published WTNH.com - Oct 19 2014]
Government grant to support work in language, l... [Published Noodls - Oct 17 2014]
Hickory Public Library announces survey; chance... [Published Noodls - Oct 17 2014]
IMLS Awards $1.3 Million for Training and Profe... [Published Targeted News Service - Oct 17 2014]
School Board Honors Ashley Gong [Published The Newtown Bee - Oct 17 2014]
Library expands services for residents seeking ... [Published Examiner Enterprise - Oct 16 2014]
Westport Maker Space Expands with Robots, Solid... [Published School Library Journal - Oct 16 2014]
Leveling the Playing Field for All Children: F... [Published The White House - Oct 16 2014]
White House Increases Support of Early Educatio... [Published US News & World Report - Oct 16 2014]
Santa Barbara Library System Gets Grant To Try ... [Published KCLU - Oct 16 2014]
National The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Interactive... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Oct 15 2014]
IMLS Awards Grant to State Library, ULC, Evergr... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 11 2014]
Forbes Library gets federal grant to help the h... [Published MassLive - Oct 09 2014]
ALA calls on Dept. of Ed. to include public lib... [Published ALA - Oct 09 2014]
Mid-Continent reports strong fiscal, circulatio... [Published Liberty Tribune - Oct 09 2014]
War Comes Home to Oakland – Oakland Public Libr... [Published Noodls - Oct 09 2014]
"My Own BackYard" kicks off in Tritown [Published South Coast Today - Oct 08 2014]
Hinsdale Public Library nominated for national ... [Published Doings Hinsdale - Oct 08 2014]
Teens - Join OverDrive's Big Library Read Event... [Published Hawaii News Now - Metro Oahu - Oct 08 2014]
National Hispanic Scientist of the Year Award G... [Published BioSpace - Oct 06 2014]
National The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Interactive... [Published PRWeb - Oct 06 2014]
Access to Science: Opening Doors to Autism [Published Philadelphia City Paper - Oct 05 2014]
Reference and User Services Association announc... [Published ALA - Oct 03 2014]
Library Partnership doubles in size after expan... [Published Gainesville Sun - Oct 03 2014]
Letter to the Editor: Prepping for College Admi... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Oct 03 2014]
Ice Age fossils to get new digs in tower [Published UC Berkeley - Oct 02 2014]
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IMLS Grant to Help KHS Boost Collections Access... [Published Kentucky.gov News Center Headlines - Sep 22 2014]
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded $149,060 to the Kentucky Historical Society.Janene Zacconejanene.zaccone@ky.gov(502) 564-1792 ext. 4490 ...
The Tech Awarded $149,710 Grant to Foster Desig... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Sep 18 2014]
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - September 18, 2014) - The Tech Museum of Innovation has won a prestigious national grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The $149,710 grant will be used to create several "Design Process Areas" throughout ...
Fattah Announces $524,000 in Grants to Four Phi... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Sep 18 2014]
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that four museums in his Philadelphia district will receive grant awards totaling $524,485 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). ...
Shelved [Published Democracy in America - Sep 17 2014]
THE central branch of the Free Philadelphia Library is an impressive building—its neoclassical facade looming over most of a block. But inside, though chandeliers still hang from the ceilings and the floors are of polished marble, there is a feeling ...
Congressman Fattah Announces $500,000 Grant to ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Sep 11 2014]
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that the Free Library of Philadelphia will receive $499,974 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The funding will support a new ...
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