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Maura Marx, Acting Director, says that IMLS is ” less focused than in the past on supporting specific types of learning or learning spaces. Instead, we aim to build on past initiatives to help libraries and the profession best evaluate and support their communities’ specific...

Apply for the FY 2016 National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG) or the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21)! “The NLG program will invest in projects that address challenges faced by the library and archive fields and generate results such as new tools,...

Lower Providence Community Library uses a grant to provide technology training. ...

IMLS released the report for the Public Libraries in the United States Survey: Fiscal Year 2012, an analysis of the annual data collection of U.S. public library statistics.  The survey report provides analysis of 13 key indicators of library investments and library use, and profiles...

On January 29th, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Institute for Museum and Library Services will offer a free webinar on financial literacy.  It is part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s monthly webinar series intended to instruct library staff on...