iREAD Chairs and Themes

Year, Chair, Theme

1982, Ann Barnett Hutton, A to Zebra

1983, Elizabeth Huntoon, Reading Rainbow

1984, Maxine Payne, Be a Star! Read!

1985, Ruth E. Faklis & Robin Currie, Open Books, Open Doors

1986, Rachel Miller, Readers On The Move

1987, A. Denise Farrugia, Quest—Journey into Reading

1988, A. Denise Farrugia, Devour A Book

1989, Arlene Kaspik, The Great Book Hunt

1990, Jan Eakins Jones, Station Read, 1990 On Your Dial

1991, Barbara J. Lintner, This is Reading Country

1992, Jean Jaderborg, Discover Read!

1993, Paula Moore & James Steenbergen, Amazing Book Capers 

1994, Ruth Shasteen & Nancy Scott, Celebrate Reading 

1995, Nancy Buikema, Reading is Tremendous!

1996, Judith McMahon & Kathleen McSwain, Travel the Reading Highway 

1997, Anita K. Elgin & Carolyn Gray, Team IREAD

1998, A. Denise Farrugia, Dive Into Books

1999, Tina J. Hubert, Time Trek Readers

2000, Vince G. Sovanski, READ for the Fun of It

2001, Jean Jaderborg, Feed Your Need to Read

2002, Paula Lopatic, Reading Rocks!

2003, Lori Craft, Lights! Camera! READ!

2004, Judy Decker, Explore the Reading Trail

2005, Pat Roche, Superheroes—Powered by Books

2006, Victoria A. Blackburn, Voyage to Book Island

2007, Sharon Lawrence Hrycewicz, Mission Read: To the Library and Beyond!

2008, Lori Craft, Get in the Game—Read

2009, Vincent G. Sovanski, Read on the Wild Side

2010, Jason Stuhlmann, Scare Up A Good Book

2011, Kathi Kresol, A Midsummer Night's Read

2012, Amber Creger, Reading Is So Delicious!

2013, Michele Wyss, Have Book—Will Travel!

2014, Michele Wyss, Maggie Thomann, and Kate Kite, Paws to Read!

2015, Maggie Thomann, Read to the Rhythm

2016, Kate Kite, Read—For the Win!

2017, Joe Marcantonio, Reading by Design

2018, Nikeda Webb, Reading Takes You Everywhere

2019, Brandi Smits, It's Showtime at Your Library

2020, Portia Latalladi, Dig Deeper: Read, Investigate, Discover

2021, Alex Annen, TBA