2013-14 Events and Information

Book Study: "Poetry  Mentor Texts" by Lynne Dorfman & Rose Cappelli

Start Date: Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

4:15 P.M. – 5:45 P.M.

@ Spice Up Your Life Herbery & Coffee House

122 North Center Ave. Somerset, PA 

Total of possible 12 Hours Act 48

Members: Cost will be purchase of the book

Nonmembers: Cost will be purchase of the book and an additional $5.00 per meeting

Event: 13th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington D.C.

When: Saturday, September 21, 2013

This is a joint venture between the Cambria and Somerset Reading Councils

Bus departure from Johnstown: 6:00 AM (bus travel is included in the fee)

Saturday Festival Hours: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Bus departure from National Mall: 5:15 PA

Bus will stop for dinner and arrive back in Johnstown at approx 10:00 PM

Individual person price will be contingent on number of passengers

6 Hours of Act 48

Members: $35.00

For more information contact Glenda e-mail: gldibert@comcast.net or call: 814.487.7165 

Event: Keystone State Book Awards Presentation

When: Monday, September 30, 2013

6:00 P.M. – 8:00 PM

@ Rockwood Elementary School Library

435 Somerset Ave., Rockwood, PA 15557 

RSVP by 9/30/13
Snacks Provided
2 Hours Act 48
Members: Free
Nonmembers: $6.00

Special Online/School Event: Jumpstart's Read for the Record

When: Thursday, October 3, 2013

Get your school involved and help set a new world record!  Read Otis for Jumpstart's Read for the Record Campaign.

For more information go to http://wegivebooks.org

Conference: iRead: Literacy in an iWorld!

The 46th Annual KSRA Conference

When: Friday, October 18- Sunday, October 20, 2013

@ The Penn Stater in State College, PA 

This year's theme is literacy and technology.  The conference will feature the most prominent researchers and educators who specialize and study technology and education.

For for conference details and registration forms go to www.ksrapa.org

Up to 3 graduate credits through Moravian College

Event:  iRead: Literacy in an iWorld! Conference Wrap Up

When: November, 13, 2013

6:00-8:00 PM
@ Maple Ridge Elementary
105 New Centerville Road
Somerset, PA 15501 
RSVPS by 11/13/15 
Snacks Provided
2 Hours Act 48
Members: Free 
Nonmembers: $6.00

Banquet: "Mentor Poetry: Making Reading/Writing Connections"

When: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

6:00 P.M.- 8:00 P.M.

Speakers: Rose Cappelli and Lynne Dorfman

@ Miller's Cafe

2861 Waterlevel Rd. Someret, PA 15501

RSVPS by 4/2/14

2 Hours Act 48

Members: $15.00

Nonmembers: $20.00

NOTE: Dinner is included in cost of event, please pre-pay and send checks to 
Sheila Ulerich
1406 Ridgeview Dr., Somerset, PA 15501  
or drop money off at St. Peter Elementary School in Somerset, PA

Event: Meet the Author of These Bees Count: Alison Ashley Formento

When: Tuesday, April 29, 2014

4:30 P.M. – 6:30 PM

@ Rockwood Elementary School Library

435 Somerset Ave., Rockwood, PA 15557 

RSVP by 4/28/14
Snacks Provided
2 Hours Act 48
Members: Free
Nonmembers: $6.00

Please RSVP for all events by contacting:
Sheila Ulerich, SCRC President
Phone: 814-279-6989



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