Past Events

David Biedrzycki
November 2011

Michael Sullivan
April 2011
"Connecting Boys With Books"
& "Breaking All the Rules"

Mem Fox
October 2007
"Dirt Roads or Highways?
Two Different Directions
to Literacy" & "Reading Aloud So People Stay Awake, Stay Active and Stay With You"

Frank Serafini
February 2007
"The Reading Workshop - Creating Space for
Adolescent Readers"

Jerry Pallotta
October 2006
"From Icky Bugs
to Chocolate Math"

Jim Trelease
October 2005
"Readers Don't Grow on Trees...But They Are Raised!"

Mem Fox
November 2004
"Why Reading Aloud to Young Children Changes Their Lives Forever" & "How to Read Aloud to Greatest Effect"

Jim Trelease
October 2003
"Making Books Into Friends,
Not Enemies"

Monty and Laurie Joy Haas
November 2002
"Read it Aloud! Becoming an Expert at Reading Aloud with Children"

Reading Celebrations
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Jan.
Kearney Storytelling Festival
June
Nebraska Storytelling Festival
Feb.
Nebraska State Reading Conference
July
National Literacy Day
March
Read Across America Day
Sept.
International Literacy Day
April

National Poetry Month

Plum Creek Literacy Festival
National Library Week
Oct.
Teen Read Week
International Children's Book Day
Nov.
Nebraska Read Aloud to a Child Month
May
Reading is Fun Week
Children's Book Week
Golden Sower Awards Announcement
National Family Literacy Day