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Read-A-Thon Kick-Off Snapshots

IRA Community Book Fair Snapshots

Guam IRA Donates Children's Books to Organizations -

On November 18, 2017, the Guam Council of the International Reading Association donated books to three organizations during its 17th Annual Community Book Fair held at the Agana Shopping Center. The organizations that received the book donation include the Micronesian Resource Center; Philippine School; and Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association.

Guam IRA Donation to organizations on November 18, 2017: Pictured L-R: Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Guam IRA Webmaster and Immediate Past President; Rufina Mendiola, Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) member; Aileen Namelo, Micronesia Resource Center Project Manager; Rose Cruz Castro, Guam IRA President; Liwanag Dominguez, Philippine school representative; and Geri Charfauros, Guam IRA Treasurer.

IRA Guam Anthology


Getting an IRA grant is the perfect opportunity for you to enhance your students' reading experience. For more information, see Vivian Wolff at the Grants table.


Click on the following links to access important grant information and the IRA grant application, which are now Word-ready! Just download them, and you are ready to type!

Application Deadlines: April & October meetings, 11:00 a.m.

IRA Grant Application for SY2019-2020

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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Poetry4Kids with Kenn Nesbitt

Come to the Barrigada Branch Library on Thursday afternoon, October 21, from 3:30 -4:30 to enjoy the humorous poetry of Kenn Nesbitt, visiting author from Spokane, Washington.

Nesbitt is the creator of the website, and the author of several books of poetry including The Tighty Whitey Spider, My Hippo Has the Hiccups, When the Teacher Isn't Looking, and other titles.

This event is sponsored by the Guam Council International Reading Association and the Guam Public Library System. Call Cyndy at 789-1996 for more details.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

IRA Donation to 23rd Annual Regional Language Arts Conference

The IRA Guam Council donated $1,500 to the 23rd Annual Regional Language Arts Conference. Pictured above L-R: Margaret Asuncion, IRA Guam Council President; Troy McVey, Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) and LAC Co-Chair; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, LAC Co-Chair, and Neldie Pendon-Limtiaco, IRA Guam Council President-Elect. Not pictured are LAC Co-Chairs Dr. Clarisa Quan; Dr. Catherine Stoicovy; Dr. Beth Somera; Dr. Elizabeth Hawthorne, SOE Dean; and Debbie Respicio, LAC Administrative Coordinator.