Idaho Commission for Libraries
Location of the main office: ID, Boise, 325 West State Street, 83702
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Brief information
Company type Charitable company
Company profile Non-profit

Mission Statement

The Idaho Commission assists libraries to build the capacity to better serve their communities.


A few examples of how The Idaho Commission for Libraries helps build the capacity of Idaho Libraries are the following services:

Talking Book Service provides free audio and Braille books and magazines and the necessary playback equipment, for Idahoans of all ages who are unable to read standard print materials.

The Read to Me program supports early childhood literacy with a variety of projects such as "First Book", "Jumpstart Kindergarten", "Summer Reading", "Family Reading Week" and so much more.

Teen programs help inspire teens to go on to be life long readers and learners.

Lili (Libraries Linking Idaho) is a group of projects and services that bring networked library service to the residents of Idaho. Idahoans will be familiar with the LiLI Portal where users can search the statewide library catalog, read magazine and newspaper articles, and even find auto-repair help. In addition to those statewide services, LiLI fosters collaboration among libraries for interlibrary sharing, keeping up with technology trends, and developing cooperative services among libraries.