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Spring into Literacy with 3 Major Maine Literacy Conferences

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The spring season in Maine brings an amazing line up of not-to-be-missed literacy conferences, and you’re invited to attend. Spots fill quickly, so register early!

2018 Literacy Connections Conference: Lifting Lives Through Learning

When: March 29, 2018
Thomas College, Waterville
Join the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy for the 10th annual Literacy Connections Conference in Maine. This year’s day long conference includes over 30 workshop sessions, keynotes Charlie Appelstein and the honorable John Jenkins, and a silent auction.

Reading Round Up

When: April 26, 2018
Where: Augusta Civic Center
Reading Round Up brings together those serving youth in a Maine school or public youth library. This day long event includes workshop sessions, Cream of the Crop review of best books, and ceremony announcing winners of the Chickadee Award, Katahdin Award, Lupine Award, and the Maine Student Book Award.

2017 Lupine Award Winners: Maria Padian, Ryan Higgins, Melissa Sweet and Ashley Bryan at the Maine Reading Round-up Conference. Photo courtesy of Maine State Library.

7th Annual Correll Early Literacy Conference

When: April 28, 2018
Where: University of Maine, Orono
The 7th Annual Correll Early Literacy Conference includes the Correll Book Award for excellence in early childhood informational text.  This year’s day long conference will focus on using literacy to help young children find their voices. Choose from 6 talks lined up to support early educators as they help children find the many, many ways they can express themselves through art, writing, song, and speech.  Space is limited, register early.