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
The Idaho Board of Library Commissioners will meet on Friday, February 18, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. MT. The meeting takes place at the Idaho Commission for Libraries, 325 W. State Street, Boise, Idaho 83702, in the Table Rock Conference Room on the main floor.
The Idaho Humanities Council and the Idaho Commission for Libraries have been bringing Let’s Talk About It reading and discussion programs to communities in Idaho for 25 years. The Let’s Talk About It project brings together humanities scholars and adult readers in public libraries to read and discuss literature that explores a variety of topics.
February is National Heart Month. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare invites public libraries in Southwestern Idaho to host a Heart Health display in their libraries during the second half of February. This includes public libraries in districts 3, 4, and 5.
The spot below is scheduled to begin airing through Idaho Public Television stations around the state on Thursday, January 27. The exact schedule is not known yet, but be on the lookout!
The Idaho Commission for Libraries would like to thank the employees of the Simplot Order Management division for their cash donation to the Read to Me program. Each month the employees in this division can purchase “Jeans Day” stickers, and the proceeds are given to a charity of their choice.
In the later part of 2010, the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) contracted with Nancy Bolt & Associates to carry out a study of the LiLI Databases. The intent was to identify success factors, the impact of the LiLI-D on libraries and end users, implications for the future, and to make recommendations for the program.
The CSLP (Collaborative Summer Library Programs) is looking for more ideas for the adult summer reading program manual from CSLP. The theme is “night” and the slogan is “Between the Covers”. Attached is what they have so far. Please ignore the December 15 deadline.
This year’s Big Read program kicked off with a celebration January 14 at the Morris Hill Dog Park in Boise, complete with doggy biscuits for dogs, doggy cookies for dog lovers, and Big Read bandanas for all--fitting for this year’s title, The Call of the Wild by Jack London.
Dr. Jim Fullerton, Leadership Program Director and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Idaho State University, has been appointed by the Governor’s Office to the Board of Library Commissioners for a term ending June 30, 2015.