Redlands Forum: Steven Layne

Igniting a Passion for Reading

Redlands Forum presents Author and Speaker Steven Layne 

5:30 p.m. |  Monday, Jan. 28 |  Register

Steven Layne’s love for reading is said to be contagious. Join Layne at an upcoming Redlands Forum where he will discuss practical ways to engage and inspire readers from kindergarten through high school. His new book, "Igniting a Passion for Reading", is designed to help schools create a vibrant reading culture where students love to read and are motivated to enjoy great books.

Layne is a full-time professor of literacy education at Judson University in Elgin, Illinois. He has worked at many grade levels and appeals to teachers, librarians, and anyone who loves reading, as well as to young readers with his award-winning books for children and young adults. He is a frequent keynote speaker at large conferences including the Charlotte Huck Children's Literature Festival and gatherings of educators and librarians.

The Redlands Forum, sponsored by Esri and the University of Redlands Town & Gown, offers educational and cultural programs on a variety of topics for free or at nominal cost. Presenters include government and business leaders, environmentalists, filmmakers, and performers.



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