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Read to Me Annual Meeting

Idaho Commission for Libraries

Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Friday, March 7, 2014 at 3:30 PM (MST)

Boise, ID

Read to Me Annual Meeting

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2014 Annual Read to Me Meeting Agenda
March 6-7, 2014 -- Oxford Suites @ Boise Spectrum

Explore the Possibilities

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

Desired Outcomes:

  • Participants will have an increased knowledge of how to share early literacy information with parents.
  • Participants will increase their ability to implement Read to Me programs in their communities.
  • Participants will begin or strengthen partnerships that advance early literacy and strengthen families in their communities.

 Thursday, March 6, 2014, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

9 a.m.              – Registration

9:30 – 10 a.m. – Welcome and introductions

10:30 – 11:30  – How to use ECRR-2 in your library (with Saroj Ghoting)

11:30 – noon   – “Science Fair” poster session – featuring great ideas from Idaho libraries

Noon – 1 p.m. – Working lunch (provided)

1 – 4:45 p.m.  Exploring the possibilities of ECRTR-2 (with Saroj)

4:45 – 5 p.m.  – Wrap up, share out

Optional activities: Library tours

5:15 p.m. – Carpools and caravans leave to tour two area libraries

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. – Library Tours (Choice of Ada Community Library- Victory Branch or Boise Public Library- Hillcrest Branch)

Friday, March 7, 2013, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m.       – Explore the possibilities! Opening comments

8:45 a.m.       Strengthening Families Workshop (with Jane Zink)

10:45 a.m.     Break

11 a.m.          – Routes to Reading Update

Noon – 1:15 p.m. – Working lunch with presentation on Idaho’s Infant Toddler Program

1:15 – 2 p.m. – Working with partners

2 – 2:15         – Break

2:15 – 3 p.m. – Best Practices Sharing Time (ICfL and others)

 3:00 – 3:30   – Wrap-Up Discussion and Reflection, Evaluation, Door Prizes

End by 3:30 p.m.


Two staff members from each public library may attend. For travel guidelines please click here.

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Oxford Suites
1426 S. Entertainment Avenue
Boise, ID 83709

Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Friday, March 7, 2014 at 3:30 PM (MST)


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