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Meeting Notice - Board of Library Commissioners

A meeting of the Idaho Board of Library Commissioners will be held at the Idaho Commission for Libraries, 325 W. State Street, Boise, on Friday, June 2, 2017, at 10:00 am MT in the Table Rock conference room on the main floor.

Copies of agenda items are available fromt he office of the State Librarian or at http://libraries.idaho.gov/boarddoc.

    Summer Reading Public Service Announcements (PSAs) Available Now

    2017 PSAs promoting summer reading are available from the CSLP website for your use and distribution: www.cslpreads.org/2017-psas.

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    Summer Reading for Everyone

    Idaho's libraries have wonderful Summer Reading programs for the children, tweens, and teens in their communities.

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    ICfL Programs and Services Funded Through LSTA

    The following documents provide a summary of the programs and services found in Idaho communities which are funded through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) which is administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). 

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    Meeting with Idaho's Congressional Representatives in Washington, D.C.

    Each May, the American Library Association (ALA) encourages state library leaders to visit their congressional representatives in Washington, D.C. during its National Library Legislative Day. The two-day advocacy event is being held May 1-2, 2017.

    Summer STEM from Your Library Coordinator needed

    Do you love working with kids, being outdoors in the summer, and all things related to STEM? If so, this temporary summer position might be perfect for you!

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    Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

    WIOA (Congressional Act passed in 2014) is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. [https://www.doleta.gov/WIOA/Overview.cfm, Accessed 03/05/17]

    Summary of 2017 Public Library Directors' Summit

    The 2017 Public Library Directors' Summit was held on March 2 and 3 at the Red Lion Downtowner Hotel in Boise, Idaho. Fifty-one public library directors gathered for two days of focusing on re-thinking libraries and connecting with current library trends. Phil Eastman, Leadership Advisors, Inc., served as facilitator as well as led a discussion on leadership-driven strategic planning.

    August 2017 - Trustee Connections Events

    The Idaho Commission for Libraries will host Trustee Connections events for public library directors and trustees during the week of August 7 at four sites throughout the state of Idaho: Coeur d'Alene Public Library, Middleton Public Library, Twin Falls Public Library and Madison Library District in Rexburg.

    ICfL offers grants for STEM summer learning-2017

    The Idaho Commission for Libraries is happy to annouce a new grant opportunity for STEM learning this summer.