Blog Posts by Teresa.Lipus

Idaho Library Snapshot Day 2016

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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.

Resources for Developing Partnerships

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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.

LiLI Database Content Notes

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by Gina Persichini, technology & access services consultant
LearningExpress Library
SAT 2016 Preparation. LearningExpress has preparation materials for the newly updated SAT in the College Preparation Center.

Idaho Day at Idaho libraries

photo of party on the praire

Idaho Day, March 4, 2016, was celebrated at the Idaho State Capitol building and many other locations around the state.

Celebrating Idaho Day by Posting the Colors

Photo of Roger Dubois, Tina Schilling, and David Harrel post the colors

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.

2016 Read Me Treasure Valley Kick-Off

Mary DeWalt, Marj Hooper, Elaine Clegg, Kristi Harman

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.

March 4, 2016 is Idaho Day!

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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 Math Challenge Opens January 29, 2016

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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.

March 4, 2016 is Idaho Day!

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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.”