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Blog Post: Finding Room for the Blues 30 Jul 2013 | 08:42 pm

Delta Blues Museum Executive Director Shelly Ritter and Community Member Travis Calvin talk about the uniquely American art form of the Blues and how the Arts Education program keeps kids engaged.

Blog Post: Professor Wellbody Teaches Good Health to Pacific Science Center Visitors 30 Jul 2013 | 12:11 am

Pacific Science Center’s exhibit, Professor Wellbody’s Academy of Health & Wellness, showcases how our daily personal choices can positively affect our health and well-being for years to come.

Blog Post: From Graphic Novels to Traveling Pop Up Exhibits: New Directions in Public Outreach 27 Jul 2013 | 01:16 am

Indiana Historical Society’s Tamara Hemmerlein recaps her ALA presentation about building public support for heritage preservation.

Blog Post: Got libraries? A site visit to America’s Dairyland 26 Jul 2013 | 12:07 am

For IMLS State Programs, summer is known as the high season for site visits. Program Specialist Teresa DeVoe and her colleague Timothy Owens visited Wisconsin to learn how federal funding for Wisconsi...

Blog Post: Diversity-Centered Programming Enhances Cultural Understanding 24 Jul 2013 | 09:52 pm

Gloria Tibbs was honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United States. At University of Missouri-Kansas City Tibbs develops p...

Blog Post: : Embracing Creativity 23 Jul 2013 | 09:10 pm

Columbus Museum of Art Executive Director Nanette Maciejunes and Community Member Jeffrey Tucker talk about how the ArtLab program helps teens discover creativity through the art museum.

Call for Applications: FY 14 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program 22 Jul 2013 | 11:41 pm

Applications are now being accepting for the 2014 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program. The program’s deadline is September 16, 2013.

Blog Post: Enchanted Garden Explorer Packs 22 Jul 2013 | 09:53 pm

With explorer packs, kids can explore the Peter Rabbit Patch at Howard County Library's Enchanted Garden. Children can use Old Mrs. Rabbit's grocery list to find vegetables growing throughout the gard...

IMLS Announces Second Heritage Health Index 19 Jul 2013 | 08:41 pm

Heritage Preservation, working in cooperation with IMLS, will conduct a second Heritage Health Index. The original survey, conducted nearly 10 years ago, was the first comprehensive study to assess th...

Grant Awards Announcement: 2013 Native American Library Services Basic Grants 19 Jul 2013 | 12:05 am

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced today grants serving 242 federally-recognized tribes and Alaska Native villages and corporations and totaling $1,672,000.

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