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Bailey-White Named Deputy State Librarian

Stephanie Bailey-White, Deputy State Librarian

State Librarian, Ann Joslin, announced Stephanie Bailey-White has been named Deputy State Librarian.

Bailey-White has been with the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) since 1991, when she was hired as the Public Information Officer. After several years in that position, Stephanie worked on numerous outreach programs and was instrumental in developing the Read to Me program.

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ICfL 2016 Highlights Video

The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) assists libraries in building the capacity to better serve their communities.

We produced a highlight video of our 2016 accomplishments that we hope you will take a few minutes to watch.

Perhaps you will get some ideas of ways the ICfL can facilitate the realization of your goals.

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ICfL Target

The Idaho Commission for Libraries is pleased to announce the first edition of ICfL Target.  This is a new quarterly publication identifying "need to know" activities and deadlines.  Communication is critical in today's world, more so than ever before.  This publication is designed to b

State Librarian Ann Joslin gives Keynote at ILA Region 4 Conference

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State Librarian Ann Joslin gave a well-received keynote address at the Idaho Library Association (ILA) Region 4 Spring Conference on April 15, 2016.

Talking Book Service in local news

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Karen Lehr, Anchor/Reporter for KIVI 6 On Your Side and KNIN Fox 9, came to Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) on April 29 to do a story on our Talking Books Service and volunteer program. She interviewed ICfL's Volunteer Coordinator Sheila Winther and Regional Talking Book Librarian Sue Walker.

Notes from ICfL

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Appropriations: The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) appropriations bill for fiscal year 2017 is Senate Bill 1392.

Celebrating Idaho Day by Posting the Colors

Photo of Roger Dubois, Tina Schilling, and David Harrel post the colors

To celebrate Idaho Day, March 4, 2016, the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) had a posting of the colors with our new Idaho and American flags. The colors were posted by an honor guard consisting of ICfL staff members David Harrell and Tina Schilling, who is also a veteran.

Commissioner from SW Idaho Appointed to ICfL Board

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Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) is pleased to announce that Mark Alldredge, a Boise certified public accountant, has been appointed by the Governor’s Office to the Board of Library Commissioners for a five-year term ending June 30, 2019.

ICfL Volunteer Coordinator Wins 2015 Excellence in Volunteer Management Award

photo Pam Bradshaw, Program Supervisor and Sheila Winther, Volunteer Coordinator

Idaho Commission for Libraries' volunteer coordinator, Sheila Winther, has been awarded the Southwest Idaho Directors of Volunteer Services (SWIDOVS) 2015 “Excellence in Volunteer Management” Award! This award recognizes volunteer administrators for their outstanding contributions to the profession and for their promotion of quality volunteer experiences in Idaho.

State Librarian speaks at ILA Conference

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State Librarian Ann Joslin addressed attendees at the Idaho Library Association (ILA) All-Member Annual Business Meeting, Thursday, October 1.