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Blog Posts by Teresa.Lipus
The Idaho Commission for Libraries recently mailed a letter to public, academic, and school libraries requesting voluntary contributions to cover a gap in the statewide subscription to LearningExpress Library (LEL). Since November 2010, Idahoans have had access to LEL through a statewide license as part of the “online @ your library” project.
In an effort to provide all students and residents of Idaho with the ability to attend a Capitol Tour, the Idaho Legislative Services Office (LSO) and Idaho Public Television TV (IdahoPTV) have produced a Virtual Capitol Tour based on the current Idaho Capitol tour program that the LSO has been operating for many years.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) and the Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) thank U.S. Bank Foundation for its support of the 2013-2014 season of Let's Talk About It (LTAI), the library reading and discussion program that brings people together with scholars in mostly rural community libraries for discussions of books exploring a variety of themes. U.S.
Pat Raffee, Kootenai County Chief Deputy Clerk, has been appointed by the Governor’s Office to the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) Board of Library Commissioners for a five-year term ending June 30, 2018. A lifelong library user, Raffee has served local libraries as a volunteer; as a Friend of the Library; and as co-founder, secretary, and current president of the Post Falls
On Friday May 31, 2013, Gooding Public Library Director Pat Hamilton worked her last day at the library and handed the keys over to the new director, Cindy Bigler.
The Coeur d’Alene Public Library received the Edward Zigler Innovation Award presented by their area Head Start at a ceremony Thursday, May30.
This award reflects the innovation and determination of the person many consider to be the father of Head Start. Since Head Start's inception in 1965, Dr. Zigler has played a central role in the ongoing development of the program design.
The Idaho Department of Labor is discontinuing the option to call in to file weekly unemployment claims, effective July 21, 2013. After that, filing online using the Internet will be the only reporting method available. Below are links to “Tel-A-Claim Discontinued” flyers and posters you can post in your library to inform your library users who may come in to file a claim online.
Two Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) projects were recognized at the Idaho Press Club May 18, 2013 with 2012 Awards:
- "Scout.lili.org" pulled in 2nd prize in "Website-Special Purpose-TV"
- "Media Online @ Your Library" earned 3rd prize in "Website-Special Purpose-Online Only Program."