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Idaho Board of Library Commissioners Meeting


A meeting of the Idaho Board of Library Commissioners will be held at The Hunt Lodge, 210 N. 3rd Street, McCall, Idaho, on Friday, October 1, 2010 at 9:00 A.M. MDT, in the Cascades Room. Copies of agenda items are available from the office of the State Librarian or

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Scenario Planning & Collaboration Among Libraries & Archives to Improve Disaster Preparedness for Collections

This workshop is presented by the Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service with funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities and co-sponsored by the Idaho Commission for Libraries. It’s free of charge however, registration is required. Contact Shirley Biladeau ~ for more information or questions.

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Transforming Life After 50 Fellowship Institute

This last week 18 Idaho public librarians attended a three day institute in Portland, Oregon, which focused on trends and issues of aging such as health, finance and economic security, spirituality, work and service.

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Judy Blume featured on free BB Week webinar

I've been a Judy Blume fan forever and I have really liked all the one-hour webinars that Booklist has sponsored this year, so this one should really be a treat.

Here's the info on how to register. It's a great way to spend your lunch hour!

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San Diego County's librarian driven to do more

Great article that came out in the San Diego Union Tribune while I was on vacation in SD. This man is great and inspirational.

Here's a short excerpt from a much longer article....

"That guy thrumming a zydeco washboard in Rancho Santa Fe? Belting out a chain gang song in an Anaheim ballroom? Setting a wicked pace on Fiesta Island’s running path?

Accessible Voting

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Don't let physical restrictions limit your ability to vote! All Idaho polling locations have several alternatives to allow those with physical challenges to vote. includes information on accessible voting, registering to vote, voting locations, the general election candidate list. amd much more.

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College of DuPage Series 2010-2011

The Idaho Commission for Libraries has subscribed to the 2010 College of DuPage Webinar Series - thanks to a grant from the Institute of Museum & Library Services, Library Services Technology Act. All Idaho library staff are eligible to register for FREE.

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ICFL is Awarded BTOP Grant Project

The Commission’s Public Computing Center BTOP project was among the grant awards announced by Vice President Biden today. The grant of $1,907,531 will expand broadband and computing capacity in Idaho’s least connected libraries and expand LiLI online resources statewide for K-12 students and job seekers. Our content partners include the Idaho Department of Labor, Adult Basic Education, Idaho Public Television, and the Idaho Regional Optical Network. Read the press release and official announcement for more details.

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    ICFL Conducting Study of LiLI Database Program

    The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICFL) has commissioned a study of the LiLI-D program. The study’s purpose is to develop recommendations for LiLI-D enhancements and any needed adjustments to the program.

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    The National Book Festival is September 25

    The Idaho Commission for Libraries will promote Idaho’s literary heritage at the 10th annual National Book Festival. The Festival, sponsored by the Library of Congress, will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2010 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.