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National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards Now Accepting Applications

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Education Coordinator Ellen Balkin and teen docent Kayla Curley receive the award from First Lady Michelle Obama for the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, is accepting applications for the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards. The deadline to apply is February 2, 2016, 5:00 PM PST.

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Beaufort County Library Announces Lineup of Events for The Big Read Project

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The Beaufort County Library System is pleased to announce dozens of events, book clubs, film showings, and other programs to celebrate The Big Read in January and February. The Library will focus on Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston.

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Museums and Libraries Step-Up Efforts to Tackle Economic Distress in Poor Communities, Says New Report from IMLS and LISC

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A new national report finds that many museums and libraries are leveraging their prominent local positions to help rebuild troubled neighborhoods, driving economic, educational and social efforts that help raise standards of living.

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