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My First Books (MFB) is a Read to Me program that has been
successfully implemented since 1997. This program strengthens
partnerships between public libraries and local schools, preschools,
Head Start sites, and child care providers. The program is designed to
increase "underserved" children's access to quality print materials and
How easy was it for parents to help young children track the amount of reading done over the summer? Was the performer you chose money well-spent? Why was your teen program attendance lower than last year? Why is your library only reaching about 10% of the student population in your area?
We are excited to announce that ICfL is once again partnering with
the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR) to offer free state
park passes to Idaho libraries hosting summer reading programs.
The Commission is now accepting applications for Bright Futures
Summer Outreach Programs. These opportunities are designed to reach more
children with summer reading programs, especially those considered
“underserved.” Each program is designed to achieve specific outcomes and
participating libraries must report results in the ICfL annual summer
The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) announced the winners of the 2016 Teen Video Challenge. The Teen Video Challenge is a national competition for teens to get involved with reading and their public library's summer reading program. Winning videos were selected at the state level to be recognized as an official CSLP Teen Video Challenge winner for 2016.
Through an exciting new partnership with Idaho State Parks, ICfL is offering free state park passes to Idaho libraries hosting summer reading programs.
Oops, the word, "volunteer" was spelled incorrectly on the CSLP DVD image, found in Teen program, "Additional Clip Art." Corrected version is below.
My First Books is a Read to Me program that has been successfully implemented since 1997. Formerly titled "Read to Me First Book," this program strengthens partnerships between public libraries and local schools, preschools, Head Start sites, and child care providers.
We are excited to announce the establishment of the Idaho Afterschool Network (IAN), a statewide network of out-of-school and summer program providers. After eight years, thanks to the vision and