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2013-11-12 23:30:06

The State Library of Kansas made available a non-competitive grant for Kansas public libraries interested in AWE's Early Literacy Stations. Topeka, KS (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The State Library of Kansas (SLK) has awarded grants to 124 Kansas public libraries to help fund the purchase of one AWE Early Literacy Station (an all-in-one digital learning solution for children ages 2-8) in each recipient’s library. In September of 2013, SLK made available a non-competitive grant for...

2013-05-10 23:20:43

Celebration Featured First Lady Michelle Obama Highlights Impact of Boston Museum BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 In a White House ceremony in the East Room, First Lady Michelle Obama joined Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Director Susan Hildreth to present the 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to Boston Children´s Museum. The nation´s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to the community, the National Medal celebrates...

2012-12-03 05:00:29

Learning Labs Foster Creativity, Collaboration and Skill-Building Through Creation in STEM and Beyond. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 02, 2012 The Science Museum of Virginia recently announced that it will receive one of 12 grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to design a Learning Lab, a new space where young people can connect with mentors and peers, as well as new media and traditional materials to pursue...

2010-12-20 15:29:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama presented a 2010 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to The New York Botanical Garden -- one of five museums and five libraries honored in a White House ceremony on Friday, December 17, 2010. The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awards the National Medal, the nation's highest honor for museums and libraries, to institutions for outstanding social, environmental, or economic contributions to their...

2010-12-17 16:50:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama presented the 2010 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to five museums and five libraries at a White House ceremony today. The National Medal is the highest honor the nation confers on these institutions for their outstanding contribution to America's communities. The awards are made annually by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to museums and libraries that have demonstrated a long-term...

2009-10-26 15:08:00

ISSAQUAH, Wash., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The King County Library System (KCLS) has been awarded a prestigious National Leadership Grant by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) that will fund a collaborative project between KCLS and several partner libraries. Thanks to this generous grant KCLS will be able to share current development work on the Open Source Library System (OSLS), Evergreen, with other libraries and develop resources to make the OSLS a more...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'