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2013 Read to Me Annual Meeting

Idaho Commission for Libraries

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Friday, February 22, 2013 at 4:00 PM (MST)

2013 Read to Me Annual Meeting

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Annual Read to Me Meeting, February 21-22, 2013
Oxford Suites, Boise Spectrum Area
1426 S. Entertainment Avenue

Meeting Objective:

To build the capacity of libraries to reach underserved children ages birth to 8 and their families.

Desired Outcomes:

  • Participants will build their capacity to better serve low-income children and their families.
  • Participants have an increased knowledge on how to incorporate literacy, math, and science components into services, programming, and outreach.
  • Participants increase their ability to promote Read to Me programs in their communities.

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

9:00 a.m.  Registration
9:30 - 10:30  Welcome, "Seven Things" acitivity, and introductions
10:30 - 11:30 Let's Dig In! - Read to Me and Routes to Reading project overview and activity
11:30 - Noon  Best Practices Lightning Rounds
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Working lunch - provided 
1:00 - 4:45  Increasing literacy as a means to move people out of poverty
4:45 - 5:00  Wrap up, share out

Optional activities: Library tours and dinner
5:15 p.m. - Carpools and caravans leave to tour Meridian's Silverstone Branch and one other library
5:30 p.m. - Library Tours
6:30 p.m. - Dinner at Goodwood Barbeque (on your own - separate checks)
Address:  7849 W. Spectrum St., 83709

Friday, February 22, 2013, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m.  Dig Into Day 2! Opening comments 
8:45 - Noon  STEM in libraries
Noon - 1:00 p.m.  Working lunch - provided
1:00 - 2:00  Working with elementary schools, Bright Futures highlights
2:00 - 2:15  Break
2:15 - 3:00  Lightning Round
3:00 - 3:30  Wrap-up Discussion and Reflection, Evaluation, Door Prizes
3:30  End


For travel guidelines and information visit http://libraries.idaho.gov/files/Travel-info.pdf .


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Oxford Suites
1426 S. Entertainment Avenue
Boise, ID 83709

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Friday, February 22, 2013 at 4:00 PM (MST)

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