Grants to States

To promote improvement in library services in all types of libraries to better serve the people of the United States.

To facilitate access to resources in all types of libraries for the purpose of cultivating an educated and informed citizenry.

And to encourage resource sharing among all
types of libraries for the purpose of achieving economical and efficient delivery of library services to the public.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

The Grants to States program funded library programs and services that promote access to learning and information resources in all types of libraries for individuals of all ages.


Agency - Institute of Museum and Library Services

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of Federal support for the nation's 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute serves as a leader in providing services to enhance learning, sustain cultural heritage and increase civic participation.

Website Address

http://www.imls.gov