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Public libraries, especially in the English-speaking world, have a history that goes back centuries, especially in the UK. Public libraries have been a part of American culture and education for more than two centuries. Today, the best state for these essential institutions is Vermont. The expansion of public libraries in the United States owes its …

Visitors with SNAP benefits can receive discounted museum admission by presenting an EBT card. GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is now offering discounted admission to eligible visitors to make the museum more accessible. Under the Museums for All program, people receiving Food Assistance Benefits (SNAP) can visit the museum for …

You could spend your entire visit to Munich exploring its museums and only scratching the surface. Covering everything from cars to contemporary art and of course Oktoberfest, Munich’s museums are great places to learn more about the city, view world-famous paintings or explore the grand halls of an ancient palace. A good place to start …

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced that its Libraries Transforming Communities Project will provide more than $7 million in grants to small, rural libraries to increase the accessibility of facilities, services and programs to better serve people with disabilities. “Libraries Transform Communities: Small, Rural, Accessible Communities represent an important next step in …

Public libraries, especially in the English-speaking world, have a history that goes back centuries, especially in the UK. Public libraries have been a part of American culture and education for more than two centuries. The expansion of public libraries in the United States owes its growth to one man: Andrew Carnegie, the steel magnate. He …

Kohima, February 25 (MExN): The state of Nagaland has a total of 641 rural libraries registered with the Department of Art and Culture. This was briefed by Councilor, Art & Culture and Tourism, H Khehovi Yepthomi during the Workshop for Public Libraries held at Kohima State Library on February 25. Sponsored by the Raja Rammohan …

February has come and gone, and you might not know it, but this month is actually National Arts Month, and it’s about to end. But before that, whether or not you know it’s National Arts Month, why not try exploring these actual museums and art galleries for free from the comfort of your own home? …

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Staff at 88 Alabama public libraries will launch the Reimagining School Readiness train-the-trainer program led by the Alabama Public Library Service (APLS), beginning March 1. The program reinforces early learning through discovery for children from birth to 8 years old and their families. Developed by the Bay Area Discovery Museum with …

After a weekend that saw Storm Eunice sweep across the UK and other severe weather as Storm Franklin and Dudley bring high winds and flooding, museums and heritage attractions have been forced to close. Among them is the Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport, which has announced its closure due to storm damage. The museum …

Tor Books From Brandon Sanderson ― author of the New York Times bestseller Stormlight Archive and his massive fourth installment, Rhythm of War ― comes a heavy new short story, Dawnshard. Set between Oathbringer and Rhythm of War, this tale (like Edgedancer before it) gives often-overshadowed characters their own chance to shine. Fictional libraries are …

Rappahannock Central Regional Library has partnered with the Library of Virginia to launch the Virginia Deaf Culture Digital Library, or VA DCDL at deaflibva.org. This resource is the result of a two-year collaboration between CRRL Access Services Librarian Babak Zarin and the Library of Virginia. Zarin had been contacted in 2019 by ReBecca Bennett, who …

New electronic lockers are now available outside several King County libraries, allowing patrons to pick up library reservations after hours. King County Library System (KCLS) Executive Director Lisa Rosenblum, Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg and Washington State Librarian Sara Jones met at the Tukwila Library on February 11 for a ceremony inauguration of the library’s new …

After a long and remarkable career as an archivist, at Montgomery, Washington, DC and then at the Carter, Bush “41” and William J. Clinton presidential libraries, David Alsobrook retired in 2007 to his native Alabama. In 2017 he published his award-winning study set in a part of town where his family’s roots were: “Southside: Eufaula’s …

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SOLOMON, MD – January 20, 2022 -Today Calvert Marine Museum announces that it has joined Museums for everyone, an exclusive access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people from all walks of life to visit museums regularly and develop habits of …

HIGHWOOD, IL – Highwood and Highland Park Public Libraries are among more than 200 libraries across Illinois to receive funding to focus on direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic by making service changes, expanding new labor resources and reorganizing their spaces. Illinois Secretary of State and Librarian of State Jesse White announced the grants Thursday. …

Job : January 13, 2022 / 11:38 a.m. CST / Update: January 13, 2022 / 11:54 a.m. CST ILLINOIS (WCIA) – Illinois Secretary of State and Librarian of State Jesse White has awarded nearly $6 million to libraries focused on direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic by modifying services, transforming spaces and developing resources for …

New Delhi: From the list of organizations registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), six thousand organizations including Oxfam India, Common Cause, Jamia Milia Islamia, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML), Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute based in Kolkata and India The Islamic Cultural Center (IICC) has been withdrawn by the Home Office. …

Concord, Pembroke and Statewide Libraries, 42 in total, will receive additional funding from the federal government for the outside the box thinking approaches submitted in their grant applications. New Hampshire State Library Director Michael York received more than $ 2 million in federal funds, to be distributed as he saw fit. One grant, from the …

The NH State Library has announced that 42 New Hampshire public libraries will receive funding through a Grants to States program from the Institute for Museum and Library Services which is part of the American Rescue Act 2021 plan and which is facilitated by the state. Library. In accordance with the NH State Library’s 2017-2022 …

COLUMBIA, Missouri (KMIZ) The Daniel Boone Regional Library is closing the Ashland, Columbia, Fulton and Holts Summit Libraries to install new checkout technology during the first two weeks of January. Each library will be closed while its collection is converted to the new system. During the closures, curbside pickup, online chat, outreach services and the …

Through Hub staff report / Posted Dec 22 2021 Winston Tabb, who served as Sheridan Dean of Academic Libraries, Archives and Museums at Johns Hopkins University since September 2002 as part of a distinguished career in libraries that spanned five decades, plans to retire l next year, JHU President Ron Daniels and Provost Sunil Kumar …

They cited Section 18.2-391 of the Virginia Code, which states that it is illegal to sell, rent, or lend to a minor any book “containing … explicit and detailed verbal descriptions or narrative accounts of sexual arousal, sexual conduct or sadomasochistic abuse and which, as a whole, is detrimental to minors. The same section continues …

A Santa Claus puppet performed by Gustave Baumann of Santa Fe. Courtesy / NMHM NMHM News: SANTA FE – Visit the Santa Fe Plaza on Sunday, December 19, in the height of the holiday season and enjoy an open house hosted by the New Mexico Museum of History (NMHM) and the Museum of Art of …

Three branches of the Monterey County Free Libraries have a new device, a video magnifier to help elderly and visually impaired clients. Video magnifiers can help people read not only books and library materials, but also documents such as bank statements. Video magnifiers “can work with anything, including three-dimensional objects,” says MCFL director Hillary Theyer. …

By Michael Norton, Ph.D., Chief Policy Analyst at Reinvestment Fund Public libraries and museums are deeply rooted in their communities in ways that enrich the well-being of local residents. Through their core services, programs and partnerships with other organizations, they catalyze broader support networks that meet a wide range of needs for individuals, organizations and …

Go to the beginning of the article Advocacy Alert – November 19, 2021 In this Alliance Advocacy Alert: Act now: Ask Congress to Endorse Historic WHO Increase Signed in law: Law on investment in infrastructure and employment Vaccination / testing requirements: OSHA ETS for employers with 100 or more suspended Participate wherever you are: Join …

The university library’s partnership with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Library Alliance recently received a $ 100,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to establish the “Stronger Together, Leading Through Community” program. The initiative will prepare a cohort of librarians to implement community leadership in their work, according to a press …

Photos by Angie Gray These inspiring and exceptional Delaware directors of arts and culture have one thing in common: They are all women. For many years, women have traditionally played a behind-the-scenes role in nonprofit arts and culture institutions, as curators working in fundraising and public relations roles. But that is changing, especially in the …

SANDOWN —Sandown Public Library will be hosting many events in our new pavilion, located at the back of the library. Some events can be virtual. Reading groups will meet at the Library. Please check our calendar at www.sandownlibrary.us to confirm locations and times. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15 9:30 am – 10:00 am: Mother Goose on the …

University of Pennsylvania Libraries Receive Major Donation of Edward S. Curtis Photographic Plates The University of Pennsylvania Libraries received a rare collection of 151 interpositive glass plates from photographer Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) collector William H. Miller III. Estimated at $ 4.2 million, this donation to Penn Libraries complements the University’s funds, making Penn a …

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Montclair Public Library is one of 12 public libraries selected to participate in the New Jersey Library Association’s Access Navigators program. The libraries were selected following a rigorous application process and cover nine counties around New Jersey. The Access Navigators program will provide a cohort of qualified trainers (Navigators) to participating libraries. …

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries received a rare collection of 151 interpositive glass plates from photographer Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) collector William H. Miller III. Valued at $ 4.2 million, the donation to Penn Libraries complements the University’s funds, making Penn a major center for research and work on Curtis, one of America’s most prolific …

Edwards Photo file An exciting new change is coming to Sampson-Clinton Public Libraries with plans to expand resources on the in-person and digital fronts. During her short period as the new library director, Kelsey Edwards constantly worked on the growth of libraries. According to her, one major change the community can expect is the library …

Posted: 10/07/2021 21:17:26 PM Belmont Library is now the proud steward of two small free libraries. Additionally, in Weare, John Stark High School now has a small free library thanks to Nathan Marquis, who built and donated the small library to the school as part of his Capstone project last year. Little Free Library is …

For its second installment in the Fall 2021 Puppet Forum series, and in conjunction with the Puppetry’s Racial Reckoning exhibit, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host “Exhibiting Racism in Museums” with Professor William F. Condee and the Schroeder Cherry Museum puppeteer and educator on Thursday, October 14 …

The $ 188,000 grant will help develop study programs to give undergraduates hands-on experiences in film archiving and preservation. The Rare and Signature Collections of University Libraries and the Department of Film Studies and the Moving Image Arts at the University of Colorado at Boulder won a grant of $ 187,585 from the Institute of …

Flatiron Books, publisher of Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber From the bestselling author of Caravale, the first book in a new series. For as long as she can remember, Evangeline Fox believed in true love and happy endings… until she learned that the love of her life would marry another. Desperate to …

LIBRARIES week takes place in October and LiveWire will celebrate the important place libraries have in the community. The annual celebration takes place October 4-10 and this year’s theme is ‘Take Action and Change Lives’ and aims to highlight the important role libraries play in their communities as a driver of inclusion, sustainability. , social …

Go to the beginning of the article Museums are consistently ranked among the most trusted institutions in the United States. Research commissioned by the AAM in 2001 found that nearly 9 in 10 Americans find museums trustworthy, and no other institution has rated a similar level of trust. Subsequent research, including reports published by the …

Source: MGN Jackson, miss – The Mississippi Library Commission (MLC) and CSpire completed the upgrade to high-speed Internet for all Mississippi public libraries under contract 5000. The change offers all public libraries in the state higher internet speeds at lower prices. The minimum speed in all public libraries is now 100 Mbps The upgrade was …

The SIUE university museum carries out an inventory control. The SIUE University Museum is a virtual ‘hidden treasure’ of cultural capital that can be deployed to support the University’s values ​​of creation, preservation and knowledge sharing in conjunction with its mission of cultural inclusion and diversity . “ EDWARDSVILLE, Illinois (PRWEB) September 27, 2021 The …

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4u8_zZxRrC4 Oakland News Now – 8 most popular museums to visit in Oakland, CA #Shorts #TheTopTours – video made by YouTube channel with the logo in the top left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Oakland City might not be California’s quintessential tourist destination, …