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Like many public librarians, our team has struggled to boost attendance at adult programsover the last few years. We play the guessing game – offering classes and programs that ourpatrons say they want, even bringing in guest presenters – and often have only 2-5 people in attendance. Sometimes not even that...

    The Library Leadership Advisory Committee, a collaborative effort between the Idaho Commission for Libraries and the Idaho Library Association, is excited to announce that we will host a Leadership to Make A Difference Institute for Southwest Idaho library staff. There are 15 seats available.  The two-day event will be...

Don't hesitate, register now! Thursday August 31 is the last day for Early Bird registration for the Idaho Library Association annual conference. The conference will be held in Boise at the Riverside Hotel, October 4-6.  

We at the Idaho Library Association extend our heartfelt thoughts to the librarians and community of Clovis, New Mexico.  Here is a message on the tragedy from ALA President, Jim Neal: We are shocked and saddened by the shooting at the Clovis-Carver Public Library in New Mexico. We mourn those...

There is an opening for the chair position on ILA's Intellectual Freedom Committee (IFC). This is a great opportunity to develop leadership skills while serving the library community in Idaho. The Intellectual Freedom Committee works to to resist all attempts to censor library materials or to restrict public access to...