Get to Know: Explora for Public Libraries

Take some time this month to Get To Know Explora for Public Libraries.  The LiLI installation of Explora is designed to be our one-stop-shop for database searching. That is to say, every database we CAN link to it, IS linked to it. So you won't be able to search all our databases at one time, but you can search most of them.

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ICfL Hiring Library Consultant for Northern Idaho Field Office

The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) is recruiting for a Library Consultant, to be based in its northern Idaho field office. For more information about the position and to apply, please visit:

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Libraries Impacting Economic Development

At a recent event I had the chance to talk with a number of library staff about their role in economic development. Have you ever taken a few minutes to think about all the library does for the local economy? I want to share a few examples of this, but let’s do it with a quiz. How many of these questions can you answer with a “yes”?

Get to Know: NoveList Plus!

Whether your patron is looking for a fiction or a non-fiction reading recommendation, NoveList Plus is there for you.

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Funding for Broadband Construction Available

The mechanism to partially fund the construction costs of bringing broadband Internet service to school and public libraries in Idaho is in place – and could reduce libraries’ cost to zero.

Known as BIIG, the broadband infrastructure improvement grant fund, was passed by the Idaho State Legislature in 2016, as Title 33, Chapter 910.

Applications for Fun with Math and Science now open!

Fun with Math & Science is a Read to Me program offered to publicly-funded Idaho public libraries. This STEAM program is targeted to preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

Applications for Every Child Ready to Read now open!

Every Child Ready to Read

Every Child Ready to Read Family Workshop is a series of three 45-minute sessions that involve young children and their parents in learning about early literacy practices that help prepare children to b

The Idaho AfterSchool Network (IAN) needs input from libraries that offer any youth programs for grades K – 12.

Idaho Afterschool Network

The Idaho AfterSchool Network (IAN) needs input from libraries that
offer any youth programs for grades K – 12
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Get to Know a LiLI Database: Chilton Library!

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You might already know about the popular Chilton manuals used by auto mechanics and do-it-yourselfers, but now they are available via LiLI.org.