Illinois Valley Reading Council

Fall Newsletter - August 2017

BOOKS AND BLING - An Evening with Anderson Bookshop

Please join Illinois Valley Reading Council in a presentation of new titles of books by Anderson Bookshop. Many of the authors of these books will be in attendance at the IRC Conference in October. Be the first to get these titles! All attendees will receive a gift card for $10 to purchase new books.

WHEN: August 31, 2017

WHERE: Advent Lutheran Church, 1211 S. Main Street, Morton, Illinois

TIME: 4:30 Registration and Light meal

5:00 Short Council business meeting

5:15 Presentation by Beth VanCurine and Kathleen March from

Anderson Bookshop - Naperville

FEE: None - free event for members and non-members

*RSVP to Regetta Wharram at

1 Education Credit Hour will be available for this event.

IRC Reading Conference Coming Soon!

Please remember to register for the upcoming conference put on by Illinois Reading Council. This is one of the very best conferences promoting literacy in the United States! All reading council members receive a discounted registration fee. Please make sure your membership is up-to-date or join today!

Conference Dates: October 5-7, 2017

Location: Peoria Civic Center

Educational Credits are available to all attendees.

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November 9, 2017, Cindi Koudelka will be presenting her expertise regarding Reading Workshop. Please join us at the Pekin Library for an informative event to help you implement the Reading Workshop model in your classroom. You will also be able earn one Education Credit for license renewal.