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by Shirley Biladeau, continuing education consultant
During the April Info2Go! webinar, Melissa McGrath, Idaho State Department of Education, provided an informative presentation on the Idaho Core Standards and the many resources available to libraries and parents.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) is pleased to announce the Idaho winners of the 2014 “Letters About Literature” contest. Letters About Literature is a national reading and writing promotion coordinated and funded by the Library of Congress Center for the Book.
Beginning July 1, 2014, the LiLI Databases – available at LiLI.org – will include new content from Ebscohost. The two new databases to be added are:
Outside the Lines is a weeklong celebration—September 14–20, 2014—demonstrating the creativity and innovation happening in libraries. Whether your organization is large or small, a school library or a public library, you can participate by hosting at least one event or campaign that:
Postmark deadline: September 10, 2014
This week kicks off summer reading SYNC-style! Every week from May 15th through August 20th, SYNC makes two YA audio books available for download. A current title is paired with a classic title, and can be easily downloaded through Overdrive. This week's time travel themed pair is WARP: The Reluctant Assassin by Eoin Colfer and The Time Machine by H.G.
By Shirley Biladeau, ICfL Continuing Education Consultant
Eight years ago, our library district had piles of returned books and movies to deal with
*The AASL/ALSC/YALSA Interdivisional Task Force on the Common Core is presenting a webinar next Thursday afternoon, "The Common Core and the Public Librarian: Reaching Patrons and Students." This webinar is free of charge and takes place Thursday, May 8 at 3:00 PDT/ 4:00 MDT.