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Summer Reading PSAs available now

2016 PSA pieces are now available. There are also a numberof PSA pieces featuring Summer Reading Champion Kate DiCamillo to promote summer reading to children or to community leaders.

Talking Book Service in local news

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Karen Lehr, Anchor/Reporter for KIVI 6 On Your Side and KNIN Fox 9, came to Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) on April 29 to do a story on our Talking Books Service and volunteer program. She interviewed ICfL's Volunteer Coordinator Sheila Winther and Regional Talking Book Librarian Sue Walker.

Idaho Library Snapshot Day 2016 Results

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Idaho Library Snapshot Day 2016 Results

In April 2016, during National Library Week, 35 Idaho libraries from around the state tracked their activities with statistics and photos, creating a snapshot of a day in the life of Idaho libraries and capturing the impact they have on their communities.

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Summer Reading Project: Find Your Blog

Blogs are plentiful, free, and when you find a few that speak to you, never-ending sources for ideas, information, and opinion. If the blogger is also a tweeter, you might add a new member to your professional network, too. A few blogs have been mentioned and recommended here, and there are so many, it can be overwhelming.

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Meeting Notice - Idaho Board of Library Commissioners

A meeting of the Idaho Board of Library Commissioners will be held at the Blackfoot Public Library, on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. MDT,

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RFI Statewide Resource Sharing

The Idaho Commission for Libraries is seeking responses to a Request for Information for statewide resource sharing solutions. The purpose is to solicit information from organizations that can provide the services and/or tools for a statewide resource sharing service among Idaho’s libraries.

LiLI-D Survey for 2016

The Commission for Libraries is requesting the input of Idaho library staff on the LiLI Databases. 

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School Library Month, Poetry Month and so much more in April!

April is National Poetry Month! And it is National School Library Month! And National Humor Month!

Low Hanging Fruit news: STEM

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The March edition of Low Hanging Fruit is all about STEM.
Take a look at this one-page newsletter to get an overview of STEM resources for use with K12 students. From the Cardboard Challenge, the Makerspace Playbook, and LiLI STEM resources to learning all about the STEM Action Center. The March Low Hanging Fruit has got it all!

Notes from ICfL

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Appropriations: The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) appropriations bill for fiscal year 2017 is Senate Bill 1392.