May 12, 2018

Guam IRA's 50th Anniversary Celebration!

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Venue: JQ San Miguel Elementary School

April Newsletter

Read-A-Thon 2018 WAVE Snapshots

Read-A-Thon 2018 Kick-Off Snapshots

Language Arts Conference - Dec. 1 & 2

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.

Inaugural IRA Anthology

Getting an IRA grant is the perfect opportunity for you to enhance your students' reading experience. For more information, see Martha Sudo 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!

IRA Grant Schedule for SY2017-2018

IRA Grant Application for SY2017-2018

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012


The Department of Chamorro Affairs/Division of the Guam Public Library System is happy to announce the appearance of Jean Marie Pilario, a cartoonist from Green Machine Comix.  She will be appearing at the Hagåtña Public Library on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, during the Toddler Story Telling Time, which is from10:00AM – 11:30AM.
Ms. Pilario is a 2005, Academy of Our Lady graduate and currently resides in California, She is back home visiting family and friends.  Pilario will be reading some of her cartoon stories to the children and showcasing some of her work.  For all those interested in joining the library for this special visit, Please come by and enjoy a time with a local cartoonist.                                                       
  For more information, please contact Mr. Frank Aflague, Program Coordinator at 475-4751 through 475-4754.  You may also visit their Web site at  See you there!
Your Friends at PBS GUAM

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Condolences for Sudo Family

The IRA family extends its deepest condolences and sympathies to the family of IRA Recording Secretary, Martha Sudo, on the passing away of her Mother-in-law.  She will always be remembered. God Bless her and her family. May she rest in peace.

The Masses are at 5:00 p.m.  On the ninth day, of Thursday, June  7, there will be dinner served at the gym following the Mass.  The funeral will be on Saturday, June 16 starting at 9:00 a.m., with Mass for Christian burial at 1:00 p.m.