Hello, Adult Services folks 

ICfL staff members have had their eyes out for relevant stories, tools, and tricks so you don’t have to. We hope you find these resources useful and inspiring. Enjoy! 


  • April is Financial Literacy Month – in an effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach citizens how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.
  • National Library Week April 4-10th – is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the United States, typically during the second full week of April, which is also School Library Month. National Library Workers Day (Tuesday, April 6, this year), National Bookmobile Day, and Support Teen Literature Day (Thursday, April 8, this year) all occur during National Library Week. 

Health/ COVID-19 

  • All Idaho residents 16 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine starting April 5thYou can learn more about Idaho’s COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-registration System by visiting: https://covidvaccine.idaho.gov/. 
  • It is important for those getting the COVID-19 vaccine to not lose their card. Consider laminating them for community members https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/blog/vaccine-card  

Programming Ideas 

  • Birdwatching Backpacks from the Penticton Public Library – Amongst the items in the backpack are a pair of binoculars, several pocket guides to birding, a copy of “Best Places to Bird in British Columbia,” and a laminated guide with birding tips. What would you put in a birdwatching backpack for your library?

 General Resources