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  • 2017 Lupine Award Winners: Maria Padian, Ryan Higgins, Melissa Sweet and Ashley Bryan.

    2017 Lupine Award Winners: Maria Padian, Ryan Higgins, Melissa Sweet and Ashley Bryan at the Maine Reading Round-up Conference.

  • Reading Round-up Organizer, Deb Clark, Opens the 2017 Conference.

    Reading Round-up Organizer, Deb Clark, Opens the 2017 Reading Round-up Conference.

  • Conference Keynote John Schumacher (aka Mr. Schu) is the Cool, Loud, and Everywhere Reading Ambassador.

    Conference Keynote John Schumacher (aka Mr. Schu) is the Cool, Loud, and Everywhere Reading Ambassador.

  • Librarians From Every Corner of Maine Sharing Ideas and Engaging in Professional Learning.

    Librarians From Every Corner of Maine Sharing Ideas and Engaging in Professional Learning at the 2017 Reading Round-up Conference.

  • Enjoying the 2017 Reading Round-up Conference.

    Conference Attendees Enjoying the 2017 Reading Round-up Conference.

  • Author and Illustrator Melissa Sweet Accepts the Katahdin Lifetime Achievement Award.

    Author and Illustrator Melissa Sweet Accepts the Katahdin Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Reading Round-up Conference.

  • Enjoying the 2017 Reading Round-up Conference.

    Conference Attendees Enjoying the 2017 Reading Round-up Conference.

  • Mr. Schu Shares Copies of Amazing Delightful Happy Dreamer.

    Mr. Schu Shares Copies of Amazing Delightful Happy Dreamer at the 2017 Reading Round-up Conference.

  • Keeping Tabs on the Workshop Schedule at the 2017 Reading Round-up Conference.

    Keeping Tabs on the Workshop Schedule at the 2017 Reading Round-up Conference.


Reading Round Up of Youth Literature

Reading Round Up is an annual conference that brings together those serving youth in a Maine school or public library. The day long event includes four workshop sessions, Cream of the Crop review of best books, and ceremony announcing winners of the Chickadee Award, Katahdin Award, Lupine Award, Maine Student Book Award.

2020 Reading Round Up Conference

Date: April16, 2020

Location: Augusta Civic Center (76 Community Drive in Augusta, ME)

Registration:Open Now Register Here

Hotel Information: A small block of overnight rooms is available at the Best Western Plus Augusta Civic Center Inn at 281 Civic Center Dr, just across the parking lot from the Civic Center. Rooms are available for 4/15 and 4/16 at $89 per night plus 9% tax. Deadline for reservations is March 15, 2020. Phone is 207.622.4751. Be sure to mention Great Gatherings or the Reading Round Up when you call.

For more information about Reading Round Up, contact Kara Reiman at 207-287-5660 or kara.reiman@maine.gov.

For questions about registration, contact Elaine Bissonnette at 207-871-1766 or elaine.m.bissonnette@maine.gov.