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LSTA Advisory Council Seats Open

The Idaho Board of Library Commissioners is seeking nominations for two seats on the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Advisory Council. One seat is for an At Large Member (a member from any type of library: public, school, academic, or special) from the northern Idaho area to fill a position vacated with one year remaining in the appointment.

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Tech Trends MidWinter ALA 2010

This is a great hour-long overview of the what did and didn't happen at ALA Midwinter in Boston in January 2010 - in regards to technology. Four techys give their 10 minute overview with a few Q&A's. You will hear about

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Let's Talk About It application for Fall 2010 - Spring 2011

Apply for the Fall 2010 through Spring 2011 programs. Get the application here. The deadline is Monday, April 26, 2010. Funding is available for fifteen libraries to participate. Participating libraries provide a $100 cash match.

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Idaho Board of Library Commissioners Meeting

The Idaho Board of Library Commissioners will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, February 19, 2010 at 10:00 AM MT. The meeting will be held at the Idaho Commission for Libraries, River Room, 325 W. State Street, Boise, ID.

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Stay in the loop: subscribe to LibIdaho, the listserv for Idaho libraries

What is LibIdaho?
LibIdaho is an email discussion list for people interested in all aspects of libraries and librarianship in Idaho. Membership is not limited to librarians or Idaho residents, but the list is likely of greatest interest and value to those who are working in libraries in Idaho.

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Subscribing to ICFL newsletters

Did you know that you can subscribe to receive PDFs of Idaho Commission for Library newsletters via email? It’s easy.

Click on the links below, enter your email address, and click Submit. You will receive a Confirmation email from Idaho Commission for Libraries. Click on the Subscribe link in the email, which takes you to the Confirm subscription page, and then click Subscribe.

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Transforming Life After 50 Fellowship

Transforming Life After 50 is a collaborative effort among Idaho, Washington, California and Oregon state library agencies to promote adult programming. It is a year-long fellowhip that is grant-funded. For more information go to:

Application deadline has passed (April 2, 2010.)

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LiLI Databases Calendar Year 2009 Usage Report

The LiLI Databases Calendar Year 2009 Usage Report is now available for download at This report covers the LiLI Database usage for January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009.

Metrics covered include:

  • License Costs for LiLI-D
  • Cost per Idahoan
  • Cost per Logon

10 Great Things that Happened in the Idaho Library Community in 2009

Nezperce Library Moving Day

2009 was a tough year for ICFL and most libraries across the state, but there were also a lot of good things that happened last year. Here are 10 that came to mind.