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ICfL's Budget Enhancement Requests for FY2018

The Idaho Commission for Libraries' (ICfL) budget enhancement requests (for new funding) for fiscal year (FY) 2018 concern the Talking Book Service and the emerging technologies and maker initiatives.

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2016-2017 School Library Access Mini-Grants - Open Now!

Applications are now open for the 2016-2017 School Library Access Mini-Grants!

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2015-2016 School Library Access Mini-Grants - Open Now!

Applications are currently open for the 2015-2016 School Library Access Mini-Grants, due by May 6, 2015.  These school library grants range from $1,000 to $5,000 and are aimed at addressing acces to print in the home for our earliest readers (pre-K through 1st grade).

Spring Grant Writing Workshop hosted by ICfL!

The Idaho Commission for Libraries is pleased to host the upcoming Grant Writing Workshop, by Grant Writing USA,  at our Boise offices in the Capitol Mall area of Downtown Boise on May 12th and 13th, 2014.

Grant Writing USA Workshops at ICfL

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by Kristina Taylor, grants/contracts officer

Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) recently hosted two grant workshops offered by Grant Writing USA at our Boise office. Library staff from around the state; ICfL employees; and other state, county, and city employees who work with grants were invited to attend.

Libraries create condition where people come together

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At one of today’s three Idaho Library Association pre-conferences, “Out of Stacks and Into the Streets: Libraries Building Community,” Rich Harwood of the Harwood Institute (http://www.theharwoodinstitute.org/) shared ideas on how libraries can be the heart of the community and build on the good work they have already been doing in Idah

National Medal for Museum and Library Service - Nominations due Oct. 15th!

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National Medal for Museum and Library Service

The National Medal for Museum and Library Service honors outstanding institutions that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities.

Grant Writing USA Workshops to be hosted by ICfL in August and September - Registration Open!

Grant Writing USA

The Idaho Commission for Libraries will be hosting two workshops by Grant Writing USA at our Boise offices in the Capitol Mall area of Downtown Boise in August and September.

Nominations sought for newly opened position on LSTA Advisory Council

All letters must be received at the Idaho Commission for Libraries by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2013.
The Idaho Board of Library Commissioners is seeking nominations for  the Southwestern Idaho Public Library seat on the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Advisory Council.

Nominations Sought for LSTA Advisory Council

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The Idaho Board of Library Commissioners is seeking nominations for two seats on the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Advisory Council. These positions include the Eastern Idaho Public Library seat and one At Large Member seat.

Incumbents are seeking reappointment for both seats. Appointments become effective July 1, 2013 and run through June of 2018.