Sunday, April 23, 2017


“Since its inception 20 years ago, the Institute of Museum and Library Services has provided critical support enabling museums and libraries across the country to make a tremendous difference in their communities,” IMLS Director Kathryn K. Matthew said in a statement when the budget was released. “The institutions we serve provide vital resources that contribute significantly to Americans’ economic development, education, health, and well-being whether by facilitating family learning and catalyzing community change or stimulating economic development through job training and skills development.” Read more about how cuts would effect the IMLS here.