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Behind the Scenes with the Poet Laureate: Friday, May 4, 1:00 PM MDT / 12:00 PM PDT
Do you know of youths looking for work this summer? Here is a flyer to post in your library that has information about paid positions as Idaho Youth Corps (IYC) digital literacy coaches in public libraries. Interested youths should contact their local Idaho Department of Labor offices.
The Idaho Youth Corps (IYC)/ Digital Literacy Coach program is open to all Idaho public libraries this year.
100% of the wages for your IYC Digital Literacy Coache(s) will be paid for with Idaho Department of Labor Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funds and Idaho Commission for Libraries BTOP funds!
From February 7-29, 2012 Apangea Learning is sponsoring the Idaho vs. Indiana Showdown Math Challenge.
This week saw the beginning of Credible Connections - a networking opportunity for all libraries and rave reviews are rolling in! These 2-hour networking sesions in Mountain Home, Hailey, Burley, Twin Falls and Buhl enabled representatives from libraries, Department of Labor, Adult Basic Education, economic development groups and local interested community members to discover the vast array of resources and develop a connection for the next successful partnership to strengthen their communities.
Scout Video Collections, at scout.lili.org is provided by Idaho Public Television for learners of all ages. It offers thousands of multimedia resources as part of the Commission’s Libraries Linking Idaho (LiLI) service. Scout Video Collections includes Scout, Classroom Edition and Scout, Idaho Collection.
The CIS (Idaho Career Information System) portal has a new look. The homepage now highlights additional resources that are available from the Idaho Department of Labor such as workshops, volunteer opportunities, apprenticeship opportunities, IdahoWorks job search, training programs, etc…
The Idaho Commission for Libraries’ "online @ your library" project is featured on the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) website.
Activities continue with the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) project. Now into the second year of the two-year “online @ your library” project, the majority of Idaho’s least connected public libraries have seen connectivity increases from an average of 1.5 Mbps to an average of 11 Mbps.