Idaho Commission for LibrariesAddress: 325 W State St., Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 334-2150 | In-State Toll Free: (800) 458-3271
Printed from the Idaho Commission for Libraries website: http://libraries.idaho.gov
ICfL's Mid-Life Adult Advisory Committee needs 2-3 public library staff to help develop programming for those 50-65.
Committee Goal: Create a state-wide initiative for designing, increasing, and/or enhancing services for mid-life adults in publicly funded public libraries throughout the state of Idaho.
A meeting of the Idaho Board of Library Commissioners will be held at the Boise Public Library! - Ustick Branch, 7557 W. Ustick Road, Boise, on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. MDT.
Look for the latest edition of Idaho Library Laws in your mailbox. Please throw away the 2006 edition, since there have been substantive changes since then, such as open meeting law, audit requirements, and election procedures.
As always, the sections that pertain specifically to ICfL and city and district libraries are in yellow in the middle of the manual.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries Kids Quest is available at www.lili.org/quest. The Kids Quest is an on-line adventure targeted to students in grades 6-9. If they complete it, they can enter into a drawing for an iPod touch®.
Students in grades 6-9.
Bullies are everywhere—even online. And bullying in any form should be taken seriously.
In a recent survey on Cyberbullying conducted for Microsoft Corporation and published in the September issue of Teaching and Learning Magazine, youths ages 8-17 provided some interesting statistical information regarding Cyberbullying:
The Idaho Commission for Libraries has received a $250,000 grant to promote early learning among low-income children. The award is part of a $2.5 million grant program that aligns the work of the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) with the goals of the national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.
Idaho Commission for Libraries promoted Idaho’s literary heritage at the 12th annual National Book Festival. The Festival, sponsored by the Library of Congress, was held on Saturday and Sunday, September 22-23, 2012 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Northwest ADA Center-Idaho--a new statewide resource offering non-legal guidance, technical assistance, and training services on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)--would like to share this resource guide that they put together.
Adult Program Manual 2014: Literary Elements (Science theme)
Please send ideas on any of the topics below to Patti Sinclair at firstname.lastname@example.org no
later than November 15, 2012.
I came across an inspiring article about an Arkansas library pushing the envelope in terms of marketing its services to the community. In 2009, they met with their library board to talk about ways to change how they operated as an institution. Their website was antiquated and maintained by their reference librarian. They submitted a proposal to the board to have a