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Some suggestions from the ALA Action Center: To take action, visit the Action Center for additional talking points and easy-to-send email templates. Senators have until May 19 to let our champions know that they will sign the separate LSTA and IAL “Dear Appropriator” letters, so there’s no time to lose. Use ALA’s Legislative Action Center today...

The ILA Awards and Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2017 ILA Scholarships. ILA offers two $600 scholarships to encourage those continuing their education. The two awards are:Gardner Hanks Scholarship (for pursuing formal library education)ILA Scholarship (for library professionals pursuing continuing library education activities)Scholarship criteria can be found here. Both the criteria and...

Do you know someone who has made a difference to Idaho Libraries this year? Make sure they are recognized for their contributions by nominating them for a 2017 ILA Award. ILA Awards will be given out in the following areas: Idaho Public Library of the Year Librarian of the Year Paraprofessional...

The call for proposals is open for the Idaho Library Association Annual Conference and will remain open through April 14th. The ILA Conference Committee is currently accepting proposals for pre-conferences (half day and full day on Oct 4th) and conference presentations (45-60 minutes on Oct 5th & 6th) at the Riverside Hotel in...

In order to maintain IMLS funding, Idaho Library Association members, and others, will need to participate in a long, grassroots effort to help advocate for IMLS funding to not remain cut.  Here are some action items the Board of the Idaho Library Association, advise that Idaho Library Association members to...