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Leadership Accelerator Workshop

Want to supercharge your leadership skills?

The Library Leadership Advisory Committee (LiLAC), a collaborative effort between the Idaho Commission for Libraries and the Idaho Library Association, announces the Leadership Accelerator Workshop, presented by Phil Eastman of Leadership Advisors Group. This will be a full day pre-conference (September 30) before the annual Fall Meeting of the Idaho Library Association to be held at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho (October 1 and 2).

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Teen Tech Week 2015

Libraries from all over Idaho celebrated Teen Tech Week during March.  Participating school and public libraries submitted their favorite teen projects highlighting the theme "Libraries are for making..." Teens interpreted this year's theme in diverse ways as evidenced by the creative entries.

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LiLAC News - Summer 2015

Check out the latest edition of LiLAC News.  Great information about Read2Lead discussions, Accelerator Leadership Workshop, and Library Journal's Lead the Change.  This project is a collaborative effort between the Idaho Library Association and the Idaho Commission for Libraries to create a culture of leadership throughout the Idaho library community.

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    Corrected image on CSLP DVD clip art

    Oops, the word, "volunteer" was spelled incorrectly on the CSLP DVD image, found in Teen program, "Additional Clip Art." Corrected version is below.

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      May Best Practice of the Month - Encourage Summer Reading

      What's on your summer reading list? Recreational reading? Some serious reading? Tackling a project read (War and Peace, anyone)?  Whatever reading is on deck for your summer break, share those reading plans with your students, and ask about the books are on their summer reading lists.

      Celebrating Letters About Literature 2015 Contest Winners

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      The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) honored the Idaho winners of the 2015 “Letters About Literature” contest during an Awards Luncheon at the Capitol Dining Room in the Statehouse on Friday, May 1.

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      Weeding: April Best Practice of the Month

      Ah, Spring! The sun is shining (sometimes), the wind is blowing (always), and bulbs are sending up early blooms that assure us that winter is almost over.  Gardeners are itching to get going. So, while pulling all those winter weeds out of the vegetable patch, it is a good time to consider weeding the library collection, too.

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      2015-2016 School Library Access Mini-Grants - Open Now!

      Applications are currently open for the 2015-2016 School Library Access Mini-Grants, due by May 6, 2015.  These school library grants range from $1,000 to $5,000 and are aimed at addressing acces to print in the home for our earliest readers (pre-K through 1st grade).

      Notes from ICfL

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      In January, the Governor’s FY2016 budget recommendation for the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) included our request for a $100,000 permanent increase for Read to Me (RTM) Mini-Grants for more elementary school libraries to increase convenient access to quality, age-appropriate books for young children.