Idaho Commission for LibrariesAddress: 325 W State St., Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 334-2150 | In-State Toll Free: (800) 458-3271
Printed from the Idaho Commission for Libraries website: http://libraries.idaho.gov
How many times have you wished for more help in your library? From Summer Reading to outreach, there isn't enough time to implement all your ideas.
The 2017 Continuing Education Brochure lists professional development activities that the Idaho Commission for Libraries will be supporting during the coming year. This is a great tool to use in creating your personal learning plan, as you look forward to increasing your skills in the coming months. In ad
My First Books (MFB) is a Read to Me program that has been
successfully implemented since 1997. This program strengthens
partnerships between public libraries and local schools, preschools,
Head Start sites, and child care providers. The program is designed to
increase "underserved" children's access to quality print materials and
Our youngest students need lots of books in their school libraries to check out and take home. School library books allow young students to practice their newly acquired reading skills and they provide an opportunity for families to read together. Developing a collection for pre-k, kindergarteners and 1st graders can be difficult and expensive, but $5,000 might help!
How easy was it for parents to help young children track the amount of reading done over the summer? Was the performer you chose money well-spent? Why was your teen program attendance lower than last year? Why is your library only reaching about 10% of the student population in your area?
TruIdaho is an e-mail discussion list for the trustees of Idaho's public libraries. Membership is not limited to trustees, Idaho residents, or ILA members, but the list will be of greatest interest and value to those who are serving as library trustees in Idaho. TruIdaho is provided by the Idaho Library Association (ILA). ILA welcomes respectful discussion of professional issu
A meeting of the Idaho Board of Library Commissioners will be held at the Idaho Commission for Libraries, on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. MT, in the Table Rock Conference Room.
We are excited to announce that ICfL is once again partnering with
the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR) to offer free state
park passes to Idaho libraries hosting summer reading programs.
Spend time this February getting to know LearningExpress Library.
LearningExpress has a comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building resources, and career tools. Users love it for
National Library Week is April 9 - 15, 2017. First observed in 1958, National Library Week is a campaign sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries across the country. Each April, the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians are celebrated and library use is promoted. All types of libraries -- school, public, academic, and special -- participate.