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Advocacy Alert: Federal Library Funding   Send an Email  Tweet at Congress  What Happened This week, the White House released its budget proposal for FY2019, which proposes the elimination of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), which provides approximately $183 million in direct funding to libraries through the Library Services...

For that special school librarian in your life!   APPLY NOW: ALA’s Sara Jaffarian Award for Outstanding Humanities Programming   The ALA Public Programs Office has invited school libraries to apply for a $5,000 award recognizing outstanding humanities programming in kindergarten through eighth grade.   Eligible humanities programs may be...

Yesterday, several Idaho Library Association board members went to the Capital on behalf of all Idaho librarians. We met with both senators and representatives, Democrats and Republicans, to lobby for support of Idaho’s libraries, librarians, and services. It was a day full of meetings, information sharing, and some librarian shenanigans!...

Idaho Library Association Board approved partnering with Every Library to help get the Talking Books back to the state funding - where they need to be - in order to provide stable funding for everyone - with visual or physical impairment - to gain access to information.  So many people...

Idaho Day, March 4, was established to commemorate the creation of the Idaho Territory by President Abraham Lincoln on that day in 1863.   Idaho Day is a way for communities to come together and celebrate the Gem State.   As part of the celebration, the Idaho Commission for Libraries...