Continuing Education

Through continuing education opportunities, the Idaho Commission for Libraries assists Idaho libraries in building capacity to better serve their communities.

What is continuing education (CE)?

There’s always something new to learn in libraries. Whether you are a new library worker, a mid-career librarian, senior management, support staff, a trustee or a student employee, we have an abundance of continuing education resources for your professional development.

Online Learning

Niche Academy

Niche Academy

Niche Academy is an online learning platform built for libraries with interactive tutorials on a variety of topics.

ABLE Program


The Alternative Basic Library Education (ABLE) Program provides self-paced basic library training for library staff.

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eBook Collection

Find eBooks on topics of interest to Idaho library staff.

Financial Support

Access Partner Training

Access Partner Training

Apply to access paid training opportunities available to Idaho library staff.

CE Grants

CE Grants

Apply for funds attend a conference, take library science courses, attend leadership development or group training.

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Virtual Conference Kits

Virtual conference kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis to applicants who can show a need for them.

Webinars & Training


Info2Go! Webinar Series

Our monthly live webinar series brings a variety of topics to Idaho library workers.

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Libraries in Idaho Talking Trends

Regular virtual conversations with members of the Idaho library community on a number of relevant topics.

Webinars & Presentations

Webinars & Presentations

Other collected ICfL webinars and presentations can be found here.

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Menu of Interactive CE Sessions

Request an ICfL-facilitated interactive continuing education session for your library or organization.

Annie Gaines

CE Consultant
Email / 208-639-4151
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