March 21, 2020

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Venue: Liguan Elementary School

February Newsletter

Read-A-Thon Kick-Off Snapshots

January Meeting 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

September 7
October 5
November 15 & 16 - Language Arts Conference
December 14
January 11
February 8 - RAT Kick-Off
March 21
April 18 - Spend It All, Spend It Now
May 2

Friday, October 21, 2011

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Guam IRA invites you to a Story Hour with visiting author, Marc Tyler Nobleman

The Guam IRA invites you to bring your children to the Agana Public Library this Saturday October 22 from 10 - 11 AM
for Story Hour with visiting author, Marc Tyler Nobleman.
Call Cyndy (789-1996) for more details.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Marc Tyler Nobleman Events

Marc Tyler Nobleman

Saturday, October 22
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Story Hour
Guam Public Library
All ages welcome

12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM
Teen Writing Workshop
IP Coffee Co Café
University Drive, Mangilao
For grades 3-12

Tuesday, October 25
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teacher Workshop
Agana Heights Elementary
Open for all educators and parents

Monday, October 10, 2011

Guam IRA October 2011 Newsletter

Click here to view the October 2011 Newsletter.

Visiting author Marc Tyler Nobleman to arrive on Guam!

Marc Tyler Nobleman is the author of more 70 books for children and one for adults. His picture book Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman received multiple starred reviews, appeared on several "best of the year" lists, and made the front page of USA Today. It's the first standalone biography in any format of writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster and the first picture book on the story behind a fictional character, let alone the world's first superhero. He has written extensively for Nickelodeon; his other credits include DC Comics, PBS, History Channel, and National Geographic Kids. He is also a cartoonist whose work has appeared in more than 100 magazines, seven of which you’ve heard of including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Good Housekeeping.

To view Marc Tyler Nobleman's school visit schedule, CLICK HERE.