Research & Learning

Our digital collection provides tools and information not readily available anywhere else.  You can access these resources with your Boise Public Library card.  Need personal assistance?  Just ask a librarian.

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History Resources

An informative and fun website designed to encourage kids to learn about the Federal Government. The Government Printing Office has also designed the site to be useful to parents and educators looking for tools to help kids learn more.
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Read about daily life in over 50 time periods and geographic locations around the world.
Learn about the history, the culture and significant events from 1950 through 1990.
LiLI provides statewide access to a wide range of digital content. Explore everything LiLI has to offer!
Coverage 1890 through 1982. Searchable access to more than 100 years of citations (NOT full text) from 523 leading U.S. magazines. A valuable resource for historical research.

 

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Phone: (208) 972-8200
Telecirc: (208) 384-4450
TTY: 1-800-377-3529
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Director: Kevin Booe

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