Blog Posts by Jeannie.Standal

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Letters About Literature Deadline Extended to January 10, 2014!

Due to school closures for the extreme cold in many parts of the country, the Letters About Literature entry submission deadline has been extended to January 10th.  All entries postmarked January 10th or before will be accepted.

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    Learn. Lead. Inspire. Idaho's First Library Unconference

    What is an unconference?  Well, if you go to a conference and find yourself wishing that you could continue the conversation in the hallway rather than attend the next session, this might be for you.  An unconference takes those hallway conversations with like minded people about the topics that are important to you and makes them the topics of the sessions. 

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    Celebrate Banned Books Week

    September 22 - September 28, 2013 is Banned Books Week!  Exercise your fREADom by reading a banned book this week.  For more details and lists of banned books visit the website for ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom.

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      September 17 is Constitution Day!

      226 years ago today the Constitution of the United States of America was signed.  The Constitution Center in Philadelphia can help you celebrate this important day for We the People by providing videos and other resources for your lessons during Constitution Week.  Check it out at http://constitu

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      Want to be Indispensable?

      The American Library Association is offering up an eCourse for School Librarians called Being Indispensable: A School Librarian's Guide to Proving Your Value and Keeping Your Job presented by Hilda Weisbury.  It is a six week course that runs from November 4th - December 13th, 2013 and costs $195.  For more information, go to the ALA store.

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        LLCF Library Grant Program 2013 Deadline: June 15th

        The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation, Inc.

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        Professional Development Opportunity for Library Paraprofessionals

        Not ready for an MLS, but want to sharpen your skills and enhance your resume?  The American Library Association's Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program will be offering a series of three webinars about its LSSC program.   The webinars are free, but the program