The Early Literacy in Action workshop (ELIA), sponsored by the Idaho Commission for Libraries' Read to Me program, helps public libraries enhance services for child care providers and preschool teachers, and the children and families that they work with. Applications from public libraries interested in the program are accepted throughout the year, until February 15.
Before proceeding with the application, please review the workshop overview and requirements, linked here and on our website, which includes information on the program goals, requirements, script, IdahoSTARS credit, timeline, reporting and contact information.
Below, please tell us about your library's current services for child care providers in your community.
After you select "Submit Application", you will automatically receive an email "Thank You" response verifying your submission, as well as an email with a PDF of your submitted application for your records.
We will be contacting you regarding your application within approximately 10 days of submission.
If you have any questions about this program or your request, please contact Staci Shaw at the Idaho Commission for Libraries, at (208) 639-4148 or (800) 458-3271 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.