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To celebrate Idaho Day, March 4, 2016, the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) had a posting of the colors with our new Idaho and American flags. The colors were posted by an honor guard consisting of ICfL staff members David Harrell and Tina Schilling, who is also a veteran.
Read Me Treasure Valley 2016 kicked off with a celebration on Tuesday, February 2, at the Children’s Home Society of Idaho. This year’s read is a bestselling novel, Christina Baker Kline’s Orphan Train.
A meeting of the Idaho Board of Library Commissioners will be held at the Idaho Commission for Libraries, on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. MT, in the Table Rock Conference Room.
El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), known as Día, is a celebration of children, families, and reading that culminates every year on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy and reading fun for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.
In 2014 the Idaho Legislature established March 4 as Idaho Day, to be observed each year with a proclamation from the governor and programs at the Capitol, as well as events and activities in communities statewide.
Happy New Year! Hope the break was fun and restful, and school librarians everywhere are supercharged and ready to take on 2nd semester! Now that we've turned the calendar to 2016, perhaps there are a few dates you'd like to save.
July 19-21, 2016:
LearnStorm is a free math challenge that celebrates student progress and hustle. Over nine weeks, students in grades 3-12 master math skills to earn rewards for themselves and their school. LearnStorm is powered by Khan Academy, a not-for-profit on a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. LearnStorm is coming to the state of Idaho with help from the J.A.
In 2014 the Legislature established an official Idaho Day, to be observed each year on March 4 with a proclamation from the governor, ceremonies, programs, and activities to honor Idaho’s heritage. The theme for the second annual Idaho Day, March 4, 2016, is “Idaho Heroes: Past or Present.”