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Contributions to the Idaho Commission for Libraries are used to support the Talking Book Service and Early Learning programs in Idaho. 

Memorial Gifts

Recognize family or friends in an especially meaningful way, while at the same time supporting reading programs for all ages and abilities.

Planned Giving

ICfL also offers planned giving  programs tailored to meet your specific needs.

For more information on giving opportunities, please contact Roger Dubois at- or call 208.334.2150.


What our contributors say:

Talking books was an important part of my father's day and quality of life.  Thanks so much.  Kenneth Fallon- Ammon, Idaho

Enclosed is a check sent to our company as a donation for Talking Books.  We receive these occasionally, usually inside a red magazine cover.  It is our policy to forward the donation to the library that serves the patron who made the donation.  Best Regards,  National Audio Company, Inc. - Springfield, Missouri

I hope this donation makes a difference! Charlotte Carpenter, in memory of Mildred Drayton - Boise, Idaho

Please make this memorial to Mary Phyllis Barber - We know how hard it is to have your mother pass away.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you.  May the Lord bless you with His peace.  Love,  The Hancock Family - Idaho Falls, Idaho

Please make this memorial to Mildred A. Drayton - Reid and Heidi, So sorry for your loss.  You guys are in our thoughts and prayers.  - Jay and Kristin - Denver, Colorado

Dear Workers and Volunteers, I want to thank you for your service.  I am enjoying the books I would not be able to read otherwise.  I appreciate those who write them and allow us to read them.  Thanks also for those who record them so we can hear them.  It fills a lot of lonesome hours.  And allows us to gain a little knowlege.  Please accept this contribution.  Margaret Rigby - Rexburg, Idaho

Thank You!  Donate for the Cause.  Fern Graham - Meridian, Idaho

Thank you TBS!  Theodore C. and Debra R. - Coeur D Alene, Idaho

Memorial Donation in the name of Mary Purdom. - James & Darlene Sutterfield - New Plymouth, Idaho

With my appreciation for your fine service! - Gwenlee Riedel - Post Falls, Idaho

In Memoriam of Jack Bowman - Wanda & Richard Collingwood - Payette, Idaho

In memory of Jack L Bowman - We at Garrett Development would like to make this contribution for his charity.  Mark Bowman is Jack's grandson, and our co-worker.  Thank you, Garrett Development Corporation - Stafford, Virginia 

A memorial gift for Jack Bowman - Little Country Village Associates - Payette, Idaho

I would like to make a memorial donation for my mother, Helen Potter.  She loved listening to the books.  They helped keep her mind sharp and we really enjoyed discussing what she had read.  Thank you very much for this -Talking Book Service  -  Sincerely, Nancy Potter - Ammon, Idaho

Hello, Just a note to say thank you again for the wonderful service you provide with Talking Books.  Thank you, - Pat Myklebust - Coeur D Alene, Idaho

Dear Friends, Thanks for sending all those good books!  I sure do enjoy them.  Neal H. - Soda Springs, Idaho

Thank You TBS!  Irene & Kirk Thomson - Castleford, Idaho

A Donation for TBS - Dorothy Outzs - Hailey, Idaho

Thank You for Talking Book Service - Kay & Sally Miley - Boise, Idaho

In Memory of Jack Bowman - from The Christian Family- Rae, Del & Deb, Ann, Jim and Lon - Payette, Idaho

Thank You, I enjoy the Talking Books!  - Leta Carlson - Idaho Falls, Idaho

Dear Sirs, This note is being written on behalf of my grandmother who is 95 years old this month and has macular degeneration.  She so much appreciates your service.  Every time Grandma gets her books on tape, she lights up.  Thank you for everything and having such a great service for those who cannot see.  She would like to make this donation to the Talking Book Service.  Thanks for making her smile!  - Mrs. Newby - Shoshone, Idaho

Dear Folks - First, and foremost, a BIG note of gratitude for your service.  I have enjoyed many of your books since you've been sending them to me.  I was hoping I could give you a list of the authors I have come to enjoy, in hopes you could perhaps send more of their writings.  (list included)  Sincerely, H. L. Hawkins - Pocatello, Idaho

In memory of Jack Bowman  - R. J. Hanigan - Payette, Idaho

Thank you for all the books you send Darlo.  They are a blessing to us.  Darlo & Betty Hansen - Ammon, Idaho

Dear Terri, Once again, all year I have so appreciated the large print calendar you sent for my use.  It fills my needs so wonderfully and I so appreciate the service you render.  Rosemary Kunkel - Nampa, Idaho

Thank you so much for the Talking Book Service.  You saved my life!  Christine Haggerty - Meridian, Idaho

My husband has so enjoyed listening to the Talking Books!  Here is a gift to use at your discretion. Vern & Margaret Herzog - Pocatello, Idaho







Have a look at some of our programs to consider for donations:


  • TBS - Talking Book Service

    A free audio book and magazine service for Idaho residents with physical limitations.

  • Read to Me

    The Read to Me program provides materials and resources for families to help their children develop early literacy skills.

  • Lili - Libraries linking Idaho

    Free content to Idahoans for their research, business, or recreation needs through online information databases.

  • Summer Reading Outreach

    Designed to help children maintain or improve their reading skills over the summer months.

  • Let’s Talk About It

    Bringing adult reading discussion groups together with humanities scholars in Idaho’s public libraries

  • General Donation

    Make a donation to ICfL or any of its other programs, and services.