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Blog Posts by Teresa.Lipus
The latest edition of Idaho Library Laws is now online as a PDF at http://libraries.idaho.gov/node/9175. This version updates any changes that were made to Idaho Code during the 2013 legislative session. The paper version of Idaho Library Laws will not be reprinted at this time.
Your Health Idaho, Idaho’s official Health Insurance Marketplace, is a new resource run by and for Idahoans. Your Health Idaho wants Idahoans to know they do not have to go through this process alone.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) Board of Commissioners visited six libraries in north Idaho in October. The Board tours libraries annually, choosing a different area of the state each year.
Southwest Idaho Directors of Volunteer Services celebrated International Volunteer Manager’s Day at the Idaho State Capitol on November 5. Guest speaker Nora Carpenter, President & CEO of United Way of the Treasure Valley congratulated the group with impressive stories and statistics on the merit of these professional leaders to the success of Idaho’s social structure.
The “What a Deal” Idaho Tax Credit fact sheet for 2013, designed to help you promote donations to your public library or library district is available here and on the Idaho Commission for Libraries website at http://libraries.idaho.
During the Idaho Library Association (ILA) Annual Conference we took a guided virtual tour of the State Capitol Building.
At the 2013 Idaho Library Association Conference Welcome on Thursday, October 3, State Librarian Ann Joslin presented data from recent Idaho Commission for Library (ICFL) programs.
At one of today’s three Idaho Library Association pre-conferences, “Out of Stacks and Into the Streets: Libraries Building Community,” Rich Harwood of the Harwood Institute (http://www.theharwoodinstitute.org/) shared ideas on how libraries can be the heart of the community and build on the good work they have already been doing in Idah
Rural and small public libraries in the United States are community anchors, providing critical services and resources to meet a variety of local needs.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries celebrated Idaho’s literary heritage at the 13th annual National Book Festival. The Festival, sponsored by the Library of Congress, was held Saturday and Sunday, September 21‒22, 2013 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. An estimated 200,000 attendees explored the Festival, which featured authors, poets, illustrators, and a variety of pavilions. The U.S.