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Blog Posts by Teresa.Lipus
Idaho Library Snapshot Day is being held during National Library Week, April 10-16, 2016.
What is it? Idaho Library Snapshot Day is designed to capture the impact that Idaho libraries have on their community on a typical day. Snapshot Day is also a great time to collect library user comments and take photos for your website or other promotional materials.
by Shirley Biladeau, continuing education consultant
Here are a couple of sites to explore to learn more about how to develop partnerships within and throughout your community.
Check out idaholibraries.org/conferences/regional-conferences/ for more details.
by Gina Persichini, technology & access services consultant
SAT 2016 Preparation. LearningExpress has preparation materials for the newly updated SAT in the College Preparation Center.
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.
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.
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.”