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Financial Assistance Available to Attend Idaho Early Years Conference

The Idaho Early Years Conference is a two-day event for early childhood educators, practitioners, parents, health professionals, library staff, and library trustees. The conference is scheduled for October 24 - 25, 2018 at the Riverside Hotel in Boise. Registration will open soon.

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Kindergarten Readiness Grants for Public Libraries

The ICfL has funding to support library-led, community-based efforts to help get preschoolers ready for kindergarten.

Public libraries can apply for up to $10,000, in increments of $2500, to support programs and partnerships that meet the following goals:

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RIPL 2018 Scholarship Opportunity for Rural and Small Library Staff

RIPL 2018 Scholarship Opportunity for Rural and Small Library Staff:

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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.