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Idaho at the National Book Festival

Idaho table at the Pavilion of the States

The 2009 National Book Festival was held on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Marj Hooper and Pam Bradshaw from the Idaho Commission for Libraries represented Idaho in the Pavilion of the States, promoting reading, sharing information about Idaho literacy and library programs, and answering questions about Idaho writers and libraries.

Get The Scoop!

The new issue of ICFL's free youth services e-newsletter is on-line now. In this issue: Summer reading news and resources, funding opportunities, award-winning books, current and upcoming events, and more!
The Scoop, May 8, 2009

    Get free books for your Idaho Family Reading Week event!

    How I Became A Pirate cover

    The Read to Me program has paperback copies of How I Became a Pirate, by Melinda Long for Idaho public libraries who are planning events during Idaho Family Reading Week, November 16 – 22, 2008. Just complete the form by October 29th and we’ll send you books to give to families.

    The school librarian/teacher partnership

    Librarian/Teacher partnership

    In the School Zone section of the Oct. 10 issue of The Scoop, we talk about the importance and benefits of collaboration. We'd love to hear your personal stories of successes and challenges. This is also a great opportunity to practice blogging for those of you taking the Splat 101! course...!

    Banned Book Week: September 28 - October 4

    As I was preparing a list of banned/challenged books for the September 26th ediition of The Scoop, I ran across an interesting statistic.

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    Registration now open for August 1 Read to Me training

    Read to Me is sponsoring a training session August 1, 2008 for library staff who will be participating in the Read to Me First Book program and the new Every Child Ready to Read Project. If your library is interested in participating in these two Read to Me outreach opportunities, please register online by July 11 at We do have limited seating.