Institute of Museum and Library Services

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Name: Institute of Museum and Library Services
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Carrollton library awarded grant

The Carrollton Public Library was awarded a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for its Parents’ Library at Josey Ranch Lake Library.The $13,000 Special Program grant will go ... [Published Lewisville Leader - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Multnomah County Library launches $500,000 study focused on bridging 'digital divide'

The Multnomah County Library is teaming up with Portland State University to tackle the "digital divide" between low-income people and their wealthier counterparts nationwide.Library leaders announced plans this week to launch an extensive study of low-income ... [Published Oregonian - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Adirondack History Center awarded $24,000 grant

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded a grant of $24,950 to the Adirondack History Center Museum.Institute grants support projects that create learning experiences, strengthen community communities, care for collections ... [Published Press-Republican Online - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Blog Post: Improving Education for All Students with 3D Printing

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on  Benetech’s Blog . To view the original post, click  here .By Anh BuiDirector of Product Strategy, Global Literacy ProgramDirector, DIAGRAM CenterWe are delighted to share that the Institute of Museum and Library ... [Published Institute of Museum and Library Services - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 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 - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 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 - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 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 - Oct 20 2014]
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 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 Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Forbes Library gets federal grant to help the hearing- and vision-impared

NORTHAMPTON - Forbes Library has received an $18,1000 two year grant to improve library services to people with disabilities. The project is being funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the federal Library Services and Technology ... [Published MassLive - Oct 09 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]

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"Once we learn where the deficits lie, the library will use the data we gather to better design their programs to meet those needs" Castek said
"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 . . ."
...and early learning skills," said Andrew Medlar, vice president and president-elect of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). "Our libraries are a foundation of our communities and are ready and willing to help children succeed."

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Residency Program Success Stories, Part Two [Published Library of Congress - 21 hours ago]
Carrollton library awarded grant [Published Lewisville Leader - 22 hours ago]
Multnomah County Library launches $500,000 stud... [Published Oregonian - Oct 23 2014]
Adirondack History Center awarded $24,000 grant [Published Press-Republican Online - Oct 23 2014]
What Is Tribal Libraries Role? [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - Oct 22 2014]
Blog Post: Improving Education for All Students... [Published Institute of Museum and Library Services - Oct 21 2014]
Blog Post: For Employment Training and Assistan... [Published Institute of Museum and Library Services - Oct 20 2014]
ALA, Depts. of Ed. and Labor to Host Webinar on... [Published ALA - Oct 20 2014]
KINGSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY: New programs aim at ra... [Published Wicked Local Kingston - Oct 20 2014]
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]
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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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