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Blog posts in Mid-Life Adults
Looking for ideas on programming for that tricky mid-life adult demographic? They are most definitely NOT seniors, but not Gen X'ers either. Here are some resources we compiled that are sure to get your creative juices flowing:
The Idaho Commission for Libraries is hosting a free half-day pre-conference at the Idaho Library Association's annual conference this October. The conference will be held at the Nampa Civic Center October 3-4, 2013. The preconference is scheduled for Wednesday, October 2nd from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
National Volunteer Week 2013, April 21-27, is an opportunity to recognize and thank the almost 100 volunteers at ICfL that complete many important tasks everyday. Many of the programs and services provided by the Commission would not be successful without volunteer support. Below is a partial list of the tasks they perform:
April is Financial Literacy Month, and Idaho's libraries are supporting the initiative with programs for all age groups.
Out here in Eastern Idaho we’re gearing up for summer reading. It takes a huge amount of preparation, but every June when we see those beaming faces and know that we’re helping to feed so many eager minds, there’s no question that it’s all worth it. And besides it’s a great example to the kids when dad and grandma are making their reading goals.
The New Year is a time of fresh starts and new beginnings. The old year with all its mistakes, regrets, and missed opportunities rapidly fades away from the vantage point of January, and we see only months ahead that are free of everything but possibilities and good intentions. It’s no wonder that most of us follow the tradition of making resolutions at the New Year.
I had the priviledge of attending ALA's Midwinter meeting in Seattle January 25-29. I had an amazing time and enjoyed every minute of every meeting, presentation, and discussion.