Sharing COVID-19 Experiences – Teens

How is your library serving and staying connected with teens during the pandemic? Share your experiences and get resources for serving teens virtually through social media. Join Thursday April 30th, 1pm at

The talk and notes from the discussion will be shared via LibIdaho and posted on the COVID-19 – Resources for Libraries website.


Library related COVID-19 resources and articles ICfL staff think you will find useful! 

Idaho Rebounds – Governor Little’s guidelines for opening up Idaho. List of protocols for ALL stages for individuals and employers. If no significant increase in cases and criteria remain met then timeline is as follows (Deana): 

  • May 1-15, Stage one 
  • May 16-29, Stage two 
  • May 30-June 12, Stage three 
  • June 13-26, Stage Four 

COVID-19 Research Partnership to Inform Safe Handling of Collections, Reopening Practices for Libraries, Museums “This project will likely not answer all the concerns around reopening, nor will it supersede community health guidance,” said Kemper. “However, it is part of a larger, critical effort to help the more than 140,000 libraries and museums across the country.” More details, as well as the anticipated timeline of results and information, will be available in the coming week. For the latest updates, subscribe to IMLS news and visit

U of Idaho Library’s 1918 Flu Pandemic Collection A digital collection of materials depicting the impact of the “Spanish Flu” on the University of Idaho. (Annie) 

School Library Journal is offering temporary free access to the digitized edition, along with all the content on their website.  Log in with email:  password: SLJfullaccess1 (Jeannie) 

Amigos Library Services is offering free 3-month access to members and non-members to three previously recorded Know & Go sessions if you register by May 5, 2020  (Allison) :

EveryLibrary Institute, a group that helps train libraries to advocate for funding, is offering a mini-grant program for library workers who are financially struggling. (Deana via Heather Grevatt, Albertsons Library)