Spring Social!

IMG_0767 Be sure to RSVP! We look forward to seeing you!

Picture Book Learning for All Subjects

We are looking forward to seeing everyone at our April 10th presentation @ Blacksburg Public Library Community Room @ 5pm! Andrea Crawford will be talking about Picture Book Learning for All Subjects! Also, come learn about all the great events NRVRC is planning!

51st Annual VSRA Conference

March 8-10, 2018 in Richmond, Virginia


Be inspired, gain knowledge, and interact with many of your favorite authors, local and national literacy professionals, and colleagues to share the latest trends, ideas and research with you. The Exhibit Hall will feature an opportunity to meet with local and national vendors who provide products and services that can enhance your work.


To register: https://www.vsra.org/events/51st-annual-conference/attendee-registration/


Global Read Aloud – One book to connect the world!

The Global Read Aloud is a literacy event starting October 2nd! This is an amazing event to be a part of! Reading assignments are given each week for your class or your family to share and enjoy. Choose from picture books or chapter books and read in unison with people all over the world!
If you are interested, visit the GRA website for more information and resources!

Anita Corey Scholarship Winner!!

FullSizeRender.jpgThe New River Valley Reading Council is pleased to announce Jim Bishop as the recipient of the $250 Anita Corey Memorial Scholarship for the 2016- 2017 school year.  Mr. Bishop is currently a third grade teacher at Dublin Elementary School in Pulaski County and is in the graduate program at Radford University studying to be a Literacy Specialist.  His commitment to the teaching profession, to succeeding tin pursuing a new career as a specialist, and to literacy in general was reflected through the application process.  We are so proud to have Jim Bishop as a member of the NRVRC and wish him the best of luck as he continues to learn more about the rewarding career of a Literacy Specialist.