Thursday, February 21, 2013

Why Read? Making the Case for Passionate Reading

Albany City Area Reading Council, Iroquois Reading Council, Schoharie Reading Council and The Children’s Literature Connection invite you to:

Why Read? Making the Case for Passionate Reading
Monday, March 11, 2013 4:00-8:00 p.m.
The Century House 997 New Loudon Road, Latham, NY 12110

Dr. Shelley Stagg Peterson, IRA board member and Professor of Literacy, University of Toronto
Steven Sheinkin, author of The Notorious Benedict Arnold and National Book Award Finalist Bomb
Matthew McElligott, author and illustrator of Even Aliens Need Snacks and more

Guest speakers will address the need for passionate reading in our standardized times and help teachers, librarians, and authors inspire a new generation of readers.

Evite can be found here.

Questions: or your local membership chair (Janice Toomajian - jtoomajian@ Professional development certificates will be provided as well as door prizes for all. Join us for a great evening of literary conversation.

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