ILLINOIS STATE LIBRARY
Family Reading Night
Family Reading Night, sponsored by Jesse White, Secretary of State and State Librarian, and the Illinois Center for Book, is an annual statewide event that encourages families to spend quality time reading together. This year's Family Reading Night is scheduled for November 21, 2013.
How to Participate
Each year, posters and bookmarks are made available for libraries and literacy organizations to promote Family Reading Night. To participate in Family Reading Night, submit the Family Reading Night Materials Order Form to the Illinois State Library before March 15, 2013. Materials ordered after the March 15 deadline cannot be guaranteed.
Activities and Event Suggestions
Family Reading Night Photos
Photos from your 2013 Family Reading Night event showing families reading together, will be considered for inclusion in next year's Family Reading Night poster. Please label all photos with the agency
name, a description, and the first and last names of each person in the photo, and submit them to:
Illinois State Library
Gwendolyn Brooks Building
300 S. Second St.
Attn: Family Reading Night Photos, Rm. 410
Springfield, IL 62701-1796
Photos may also be also be emailed to email@example.com.
The deadline for submitting photos for the 2013 poster was February 14, 2013. If your photo is selected, you will be contacted to obtain release information for those in the picture. Photos will NOT be returned. For more information, please call 217-558-2065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.