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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

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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

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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.

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Share Your Thoughts about ICfL’s Overview Video

Share your thoughts about ICfL's Overview video

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The Idaho Commission for Libraries recently put together an overview of the State of the State’s Libraries. Commission staff members encourage public library trustees, directors, and library staff to view this 17-minute video and provide some feedback so we can see if video presentations are a tool that you find useful.

ICfL wins May in Motion Platinum Level Award

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This year, after a "May in Motion" month of busing, biking, ride-sharing, and walking, Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) earned the Platinum Level Alternative Transportation Champions award! Criteria for reaching the Platinum level are:
1. Five smart transportation incentives and subsidies

ICfL Grieves Over Passing of Board Member Larry Weeks

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Commissioner Larry Weeks passed away on June 6, 2015. Weeks served on the Idaho Board of Library Commissioners for 19 years and was recently honored for 25 years of volunteering at the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL).