Call for Resource Guide Submissions

The 2022 theme Read Beyond the Beaten Path combines camp, adventure, and skill development.

Summer camp at the library can encompass many different summer experiences such as:
     • Outdoors: hiking, campfires, stories, and s’mores
     • Animal identification
     • Arts and crafts
     • Music
     • Talent shows
     • Earning badges
STEM is very easy to work into this theme because of the nature/outdoor aspects but you can also have space
camp and math camp and science camp.

Let your imagination and vision lead you to create and submit a proposal for the 2022 iREAD Resource Guide in one of the following categories:

    • Getting Started
      Publicity and Promotion, Registration and Recording, Staff Resources, and Slogans, Jokes, Tweets, and Quotes.
    • Crafts and Maker Ideas
      Please include a list of supplies, sources for supplies, and step-by-step instructions. An original drawing, sample, and/or photograph would be appreciated.
    • Programming 
      Participatory and Passive Programs, Storytimes, Events, and Presenters
    • Bibliographies and Other Resources
      Fiction and nonfiction books, audio, or films for various ages. Indicate the reading level/interest category: board books, picture books, emergent readers, grades 2-6, teen, adult, or family.

Not sure what to submit? Take a look at the sample proposals and submissions below:

Click here to see sample submissions.

The deadline for submissions is February 29, 2021.

Benefits of submitting a proposal for the iREAD Resource Guide

  • help shape iREAD future programs 
  • share your ideas and programming work with colleagues
  • have your name published in the iREAD Resource Guide 
  • build up your resume
  • receive an official letter and acknowledgement for your contribution 

If you have any questions, please email iread@ila.org.