Shirley Biladeau's picture

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.

ann.joslin's picture

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.

    gina.persichini's picture

    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.

    Teresa.Lipus's picture

    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.

    Shirley Biladeau's picture

    Collaborate to Succeed

    Collaborate to Succeed is the presentation that Amy Vecchione and Memo Cordova, SPLAT members, presented at the Reference Renaissance Conference in Denver, Colorado on August 9. Thanks Memo and Amy for spreading the word about SPLAT -- Check out their slides.

    Teresa.Lipus's picture

    Activate your LYRASIS membership

    Remember, if you haven't done so, to activate your membership to LYRASIS for the 2010-11 fiscal year. You can do so by going to this website and filling out a brief form:

    El Dia Slide Show

    Pat Mora, author, poet and founder of El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros
    and the Mora Award, has a slide show highlighting several 2010 Dia celebrations across the country. Is yours one of them?

    Enjoy and be inspired for 2011, Dia's 15th anniversary!

      pam.bradshaw's picture

      Idaho Board of Library Commissioners Meeting

      The Idaho Board of Library Commissioners meeting will be held via conference call at the Idaho Commission for Libraries, 325 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702, on Friday, July 23, 2010, at 10:00 AM MDT in the Table Rock Conference Room on the main floor.

      Teresa.Lipus's picture

      Check out "Paint the State" artwork

      Check out the statewide Paint the State Gallery of public art entries in the Idaho Meth Project’s Paint the State contest. The contest was designed to make it possible for teens and their communities to get more involved in the “Meth: Not Even Once” campaign.

      Library Construction Projects Have Been Fun to Watch

      Plummer Library

      We’ve enjoyed watching construction projects progress at several Idaho libraries via their great blog sites and in the news. This week the citizens in Plummer were invited to a ribbon cutting to open the new Plummer Public Library. This construction project has been a goal of the library board for over ten years.