Read ME toolkit

Resources for participating libraries

in partnership with Maine State Library


Share you’re participating | Author information | For your Read ME programs | Statewide events


1. Share that you’re a participating library

We strongly encourage you to let your community know with an announcement online—on social media, in your e-newsletter, on your website, etc.

Announcement Image Landscape
(Use for Facebook, Twitter, websites, e-newsletters, and other digital uses)

Announcement Image Square
(Use for Instagram, websites, e-newsletters, and other digital uses)


2. Read ME Featured Author Contact Information

  • Both Meredith Hall ( and Phuc Tran ( are comfortable with registered libraries directly reaching out to discuss author events. All of the arrangements for these events will be between you (the library) and the authors. This includes any stipend agreements.  
  • If you schedule an author visit, please use the provided Read ME flyers and images below in your marketing. MHC and MSL will help spread the word. Just be sure to let us know


4. Hosting a Read ME event with one of the featured authors or books? 


5. Statewide Events

  • Summer Program Kick-off on Maine Calling 
    Friday | June 3, 2021 | 11:00 am – 12 noon | Listen on Maine Public
  • Online Author talk with Phuc Tran (Sigh, Gone)
    Tuesday | July 12, 2021 | 7:00 – 8:00pm | Register now
  • Online Author Talk with Meredith Hall (Beneficence)
    Thursday | August 25, 2021 | 7:00 – 8:00pm | Register now