September 28, 2017: MID-State Reading Council will host Book Talk Fiesta from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Swingers Grille, 1304 Cross Creek, Normal, Illinois. Join us for casual evening celebrating your love of books and enjoy a snack from the Nacho Bar for a registration cost of $10.
October 5-7, 2017: Illinois Reading Councilwill host the 50th Annual IRC Conference, 50 Years of Reading Excellence, in Peoria, Illinois. Please take a moment to peruse the online Conference Preview! Program Proposals are due by March 1, 2017. Registration and Housing opens on April 15, 2017!
October 14, 2017: MID -State Reading Council will host a Barnes and Noble Book Fair Event from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 1701 E Empire St, Bloomington, Illinois.
October 17, 2017 – April 2018: MID -State Reading Council will host a Book Club: Striving to Thriving from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm. More information will be available soon regarding location.
November 3, 2017: MID -State Reading Council will host a Carnival of Reading Event from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Colene Hoose Elementary School, 600 Grandview Dr, Normal, Illinois.
February 15, 2018: MID -State Reading Council will host a Teacher Trivia Event from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm at Buffalo Wild Wings, 603 S Main St, Normal, Illinois.
April 2018: MID -State Reading Council will host a Barnes and Noble Book Fair from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 1701 E Empire, Bloomington, Illinois.
July 21-23, 2018: International Literacy Associationwill host the 63rd Annual Conventionin Austin, Texas. To find out more about this convention, check out the Annual Convention section at www.reading.org.
Illinois Reading Council an affiliate of the International Literacy Association