Call for Resource Guide Task Force Volunteers

Are you doing great work that you would like to share with your colleagues? Do you have a brilliant idea that you would like to share? iREAD is seeking Resource Guide Task Force volunteers to help shape our future programs. Fill out the form below to express your interest!

The intent of the individual task forces is to submit original ideas in the areas of programming, craft and maker ideas, bibliographies and other resources, decorations, and getting started for all age groups (pre-k/early literacy, children, teens, adults, and families). Library professionals can then take these ready-made ideas and implement them at their libraries.

Anyone is welcome to submit their name and interest for the task force. Deadline for expressing interest via the form below is through November 13, 2020. Volunteers will be contacted shortly after the deadline. 

Volunteer for the iREAD Resource Guide Task Force

Commitment timeline if chosen to be on the task force:

  • October 20 and December 1, 2020 
    Each iREAD task force member will contribute at least 5 entries to the Resource Guide with their own ideas for publication.
  • By mid-December, 2020 
    Members will be able to assess how much else is needed in the guide and make determinations on the needs for each section (for example, need 10 more crafts for the teen section)
  • By February 29, 2020
    Task force members will encourage library professionals from around the nation to submit contributions for publication.
  • February 29 through April 1, 2020
    Chapter leads and task force members work together to organize, edit, and solicit additional contributions (if necessary).

Benefits of volunteering for the iREAD Resource Guide Task Force:

  • short term but very involved and exciting commitment 
  • help shape iREAD future programs 
  • share your ideas and programming work with colleagues
  • collaborate and work with librarians across multiple states
  • have your name published in the iREAD Resource Guide 
  • build up your resume

Not ready to commit to serving on the task force?
You can still help shape the Resource Guide by submitting your idea.

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