Idaho Family Reading Week

"Tell Me a Tale" - November 12-18, 2017

An annual statewide celebration of family reading. 

 This year's program is all about folktales, fables and
family story telling.  

If your publicly-funded school or public library is holding at least one event celebrating family, literacy, and community during Idaho Family Reading Week, you may register to receive paperback books and additional literacy resources for the children and families you serve.  

We anticipate that program reqistration will open in early September and close October 31, 2017 so start planning your Family Reading Week event now!

Participating libraries will receive:

  • Bookmarks with a recommended booklist of Great Stories
    from Around the World
  • Six hardcover multicultural folktale books for your
  • Access to the additional program resources, such as promotional posters, storytime outlines, parent & teacher resources, and activity ideas, will be available on this webpage in early September

Program Requirements:

 By applying for the Idaho Family Reading Week program, the
contact person and the organization that he/she represents agree to:

  • host at least 1 family reading event by November 30,
  • submit at least 1 event photo and correlating photo release
    form with final report
  • submit a summary event report including numbers served,
    narrative responses and program/resource feedback by December 15, 2017

Downloadable Resources:


Additional info and registration coming soon!

 Questions?  Contact Read To Me Project Coordinator, Kristina Taylor, at (208) 639-4136 or  

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