September 20, 2017: Western Illinois Reading Council will co-host a free showing of the Freedom Writers movie at the Orpheum Theater, 57 S Kellogg St, Galesburg, Illinois. Doors open at 5:30 pm and movie begins at 6:00 pm. While admission is free, donations of gently used books are welcome.
September 28, 2017: Western Illinois Reading Council will host A Community Conversation with Erin Gruwell from 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm at Knox College, Kresge Auditorium, 2 E South Street, Galesburg, Illinois. While the event is free, donations of gently used books are welcome.
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!
November 9, 2017: Western Illinois Reading Council will host Play Like a Pirate from 5:30 to 6:30 pm at Lombard Jr High School, 1220 E Knox St, Galesburg, Illinois. Registration is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
January 29, 2018: Western Illinois Reading Council will host Assembly Required: Piecing Together a New Normal with Autism or Asperger's in the Classroom with Kristen Stombres from 5:30 to 6:30 pm at Monmouth College, Wallace Hall, Room 207, 700 E. Broadway, Monmouth, Illinois. Registration is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
March 6, 2018: Western Illinois Reading Council will host Get Your Tech On! with Michael Carton from 5:30 to 6:30 pm at Silas Willard Elementary, 460 Fifer St, Galesburg, Illinois. Registration is $5.00 for members and $10.00 for non-members.
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