The Illinois Reading CouncilCommunicator is a quarterly newsletter to keep members up-to-date on current activities. Information is also available on submitting your books for the next "Illinois Authors' Corner," the newest column found in the IRCCommunicator. The latest issue of the IRCCommunicator is now available online.
The IllinoisReading Council Journal is published four times a year exclusively for IRC members with topics, issues, and events of interest to teachers, reading specialists, and administrators involved in literacy programs at all levels of education. Articles may deal with writing, diversity, teaching tips, children's and adolescent literature, research, innovative instructional practices, literature reviews, and Illinois-related issues.
The Illinois Reading Council has a library of professional books available for checkout from the IRC Office. This service is only for IRC members at no charge. For more information, please contact the IRC Office at 1-888-454-1341.
The Illinois Reading Council and Newspaper In Education joined together in their efforts to promote literacy and the fun of reading. The Raise a Reader program is a reading program for grandparents, parents, and children to spend a few minutes each day reading and completing online activity sheets.