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Grants are available from the National Endowment for the Humanities for public humanities projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences. The deadline is August 9, 2017 for projects beginning April 2018. NEH encourages projects that involve...

Elizabeth Hess

  by Elizabeth Hess You’ve surely seen or heard the phrase “New Year, New You” before- whether on a magazine cover, a television show, or even a library display (like one I created last January!) While it’s often the New Year when many make resolutions to break a bad...

Learn how you can apply for Public Humanities grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).  The grant program supports a variety of forms of audience engagement:  Community conversations, exhibitions and historic places and encourages projects that explore humanities...

Check out the Resources for Libraries provided by the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, ALA and PLA. The tools are designed to help libraries strengthen their role as community leaders. Included are worksheets and recorded webinars on assessing the community, community conversations,...