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ICfL Update at ILA Business Meeting

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At the 2013 Idaho Library Association Conference Welcome on Thursday, October 3, State Librarian Ann Joslin presented data from recent Idaho Commission for Library (ICFL) programs.

Celebrating Idaho’s Literary Heritage at the National Book Festival in D.C.

Marj Hooper, Idaho’s associate state librarian and Susan Hildreth, IMLS director

The Idaho Commission for Libraries celebrated Idaho’s literary heritage at the 13th annual National Book Festival. The Festival, sponsored by the Library of Congress, was held Saturday and Sunday, September 21‒22, 2013 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. An estimated 200,000 attendees explored the Festival, which featured authors, poets, illustrators, and a variety of pavilions. The U.S.

New Commissioner at ICfL

photo of ICfL Commissioner Pat Raffee

Pat Raffee, Kootenai County Chief Deputy Clerk, has been appointed by the Governor’s Office to the Idaho Commission for Libraries Board of Library Commissioners for a five-year term ending June 30, 2018. Raffee, who lives in Post Falls, fills the position on the Board that represents northern Idaho and replaces Bruce Noble, who served as the northern Idaho representative for 18 years.

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    Board of Library Commissioners Meeting Notice

    A meeting of the Idaho Board of Library Commissioners will be held at the Idaho Commission for Libraries, 325 W. State Street, Boise, Idaho, on Friday, June 7, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. MDT, in the Table Rock Room.

    Seeking ICfL Board of Commissioners applicants from northern Idaho

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    The Idaho Commission for Libraries Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for a term on the Board running through June 30, 2018. A resident of Northern Idaho is being sought.

    New faces at ICfL

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    ICfL welcomes new grants officer

    Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) grants officer Sonja Hudson retired in June after serving the State of Idaho for more than 22 years and ICfL for more than 13 years. The Commission welcomed new grants officer, Kristina Taylor, in September.

    ICfL Commissioners tour SW Idaho libraries

    Boise Public Library  Director Kevin Booe shows the ICfL Board of Commissioners

    The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) Board of Commissioners visited public and school libraries in southwest Idaho last week on their annual fall library tour. The board, which is designated as the policymaking body for ICfL, visits libraries in a different area of the state each year.

    ICfL Board of Commissioners tours Idaho libraries

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    Idaho Board of Library Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, October 14, 2011 in American Falls after touring the Idaho State University library and the Century High School library in Pocatello—as well as public libraries in McCammon, Lava Hot Springs, Soda Springs, and Malad—on Thursday.

    ICfL welcomes new SW/south central field consultant

    Southwest/south central Idaho filed consultant Kevin Tomlinson

    Since arriving at the Commission in late May to assume field consultant responsibilities for southwest and south central public libraries, Kevin Tomlinson has been visiting libraries, meeting people, and participating in meetings—taking in as much as he can about the Idaho library community.

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    Idaho Board of Library Commissioners Meeting

    The Idaho Board of Library Commissioners meeting will be held via conference call at the Idaho Commission for Libraries, 325 W. State Street, Boise, ID 83702, on Friday, April 22, 2011 at 10:00 AM MDT in the Table Rock Room on the main floor.