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Washington, DC. — For the second year, the Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting grant applications for Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP). The deadline to apply is December 2, 2019. APP is a special initiative of National Leadership...

Nominate Your Museum or Library for an IMLS National Medal Submissions Due October 1, 2018 Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting nominations for the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor...

Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development The mission of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development (GAC) is to formulate plans, recommend policy, and advocate for strong library services and initiatives that enable all Pennsylvanians to be inspired and...

Only One Application Deadline This Year Washington, D.C. – The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting FY 2019 proposals for National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-L) and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21). New this year, IMLS is offering...

On July 11, TechSoup is hosting the webinar: Eureka! Where Workforce and Business Initiatives Connect with Lifelong Learning.  Learn more and register. ...

A recent Pew Research Center report about lifelong learning and technology found that “74% of adults participate in learning activities in which they had done at least one of several activities, such as reading how-to materials or taken courses in pursuit of learning more...