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
Blog posts in online @ your library
Librarians and other stakeholders from around the state networked during the “College & Career Ready Summit: Moving Idaho Forward” hosted by Idaho Commission for Libraries August 16-17, 2012.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries Kids Quest is available at www.lili.org/quest. The Kids Quest is an on-line adventure targeted to students in grades 6-9. If they complete it, they can enter into a drawing for an iPod touch®.
Students in grades 6-9.
Bullies are everywhere—even online. And bullying in any form should be taken seriously.
In a recent survey on Cyberbullying conducted for Microsoft Corporation and published in the September issue of Teaching and Learning Magazine, youths ages 8-17 provided some interesting statistical information regarding Cyberbullying:
Where: Garden City Public Library, 6015 Glenwood Street,
Garden City, ID 83714
When: August 16: 10:30 a.m. to noon
Adults between the ages of 50-65 years are one of the fastest growing groups in Idaho, and the ICfL is partnering with Idaho Public Television to highlight an online resource to meet their diverse needs: Next Avenue. Twin Cities Public Television developed the site in collaboration with state and national partners and shared&nb
Idaho Commission for Libraries is hosting a "College and Career Ready Summit: Moving Idaho Forward" August 16–17, 2012, at the Riverside Hotel in Boise.
Scout Dialogue: Writers Collection is coming soon to Scout Video Collections. Join the Idaho Public Television crew as they interview authors, playwrights, and journalists about the craft of writing and examine individual works. Look for Scout Dialogue: Writers Collection videos on demand in July 2012 at http://scout.lili.org/.
Registration is now open for the College and Career Ready Summit: Moving Idaho Forward, August 16–17, 2012 in Boise. This summit will facilitate discussion and next-steps planning with other community partners to address the student dropout rate in Idaho and ensure that more students are college and career ready.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) has identified several essential activities to expand under our Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant and we have approval from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to extend the project timeline to mid-December 2012. Activities during the last six months of the project include the following:
The Idaho Commission for Libraries is pleased to announce a new "online @ your library" opportunity for Idaho's public libraries. Get a collection of 14 books for your library's collection by applying online.