Idaho Commission for LibrariesAddress: 325 W State St., Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 334-2150 | In-State Toll Free: (800) 458-3271
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Congratulations to the 16 individuals from Idaho libraries who completed a year-long fellowship focusing on libraries services for midlife adults ages 50+, along with 74 Fellows from 11 other states. The Fellowship began with a 3-day Institute in Portland last September. During the past 9 months the Fellows focused on community assessment, prog
Six library staff members from around the state received the Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Registration Assistance Award.
A record number of Idaho children from birth to kindergarten will be
participating in the 2011-2012 Read to Me First Book program. Approximately 3,100
children will receive a book each month during the upcoming school year,
provided by Read to Me and distributed by 32 Idaho libraries. This is an
increase of over 500 children from the previous year.
Register today for the two-part preservation workshop for all Idaho libraries, museums and cultural institutions provided by the Western States Preservation and Assistance Service (WESTPAS) this
I just found a great site called TOPICS online magazine for learners of English. It is a wonderful resource for this year's Summer Reading theme One World, Many Stories. It can also assist librarians who are looking for ways to add diversity to their programming.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries is pleased to announce that two more databases have been added to the suite of resources that will be available through the LiLI Database service beginning July 1, 2011. With the addition of a readers advisory service and an auto repair resource, the full suite of LiLI Database resources that will be available through the LiLI Portal and Idaho's publicly
I absolutely love this idea developed by teen services staff at Seattle Public Library. What a great way to engage teens and get them reading. Sounds like alot of fun too. Here is a brief description of what they are doing:
What a great Teens and Technology course we had this year! Sue and I enjoyed traveling around Idaho for the regional workshops, working with local mentors, and meeting dedicated and talented library staff. Here is a snapshot of some of the data and information that was collected through evaluations and surveys.