"Recognizing that every individual requires these competencies to succeed in 21st century life and work, IMLS offers the Museums, Libraries, and 21st Century Skills project to:
• Support museums and public libraries in envisioning and defining their roles as institutions of learning in the 21st century;
• Enhance understanding among policymakers and other stakeholders about the integral roles museums and libraries play in creating an engaged citizenry and competitive workforce. Specifically, this work aims to help library and museum leaders: Museums, Libraries, and 21st Century Skills includes three components:
•Envision the library/museum’s role in providing lifelong learning experiences, specifically around 21st century skills"