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Blog Posts by Teresa.Lipus
- School Library Month, April 2014, is the American Association of School Librarians' (AASL) celebration of school librarians and their programs. Every April, school librarians are encouraged to create activities to help their school and local community celebrate the essential role that strong school library programs play in a student’s education.
by Shirley Biladeau, continuing education consultant
In the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of the Nexus e-newsletter we followed up with several graduates of the South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana (SWIM) Regional Collaborative Library Education Project, which was funded through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program. Following are stories from some of the other SWIM graduates.
On February 21, the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) Board of Commissioners attended their regularly scheduled meeting and then enjoyed a presentation by the Special Projects Library Action Team (SPLAT) members.
Idaho libraries are invited to apply for the 2014-2015 Let’s Talk About It series by completing the application now available on the ICfL website (http://libraries.idaho.gov/files/LTAI application 2014-2015.pdf).
by Marjorie Hooper, Associate State Librarian
While we at the Idaho Commission for Libraries may be sad as Frank Nelson and Debby Wylie leave us after so many years, we wish them nothing but the best as they enter this new phase of life: Retirement!!
At the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting last week, Gina Persichini, ICfL networking consultant, was among those elected by the ALA Council to the ALA Executive Board. Gina will serve a three-year term beginning in July 2014 and concluding in June 2017.
“Read Me Treasure Valley 2014” kicked off February 3 at the Idaho Botanical Garden, an appropriate setting for this year’s read—The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean. The event featured remarks from the Associate State Librarian Marjorie Hooper--with the Idaho Commission for Libraries--and Boise City Council President Maryanne Jordan.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries does not administer the following award opportunities.