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Notice of Idaho Board of Library Commissioners Meeting

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.

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LiLI Databases - Request for Proposals

The Idaho Commission for Libraries is seeking bids for statewide electronic databases for the LiLI Database program.  Vendors interested in submitting a proposal should do so through the Idaho Division of Purchasing Bid Opportunities Site.

2010 Let's Talk About It Report

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.

For SW Idaho public libraries: Heart Health displays

photos of Heart Health display at Eagle Public Library

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.

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online @ your library spots begin airing

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!'s picture

Read to Me Receives Simplot Employee Donation

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.

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LiLI Database Study - Final Report Now Available

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.'s picture

Call for Ideas: 2012 Adult Summer Reading Programs

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.

Getting wild at the Big Read kickoff

Jeb, Boise Parks and Rec spokesdog

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.

ICfL Welcomes New Commissioner

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.