The Starved Rock Reading Council is a professional organization of individuals concerned with the improvement of reading. It serves LaSalle, Grundy, Kendall, Livingston, and Eastern Bureau Counties. SRRC is one of over 30 local and special interest councils that make up the Illinois Reading Council, a state affiliate of the International Reading Association.

The Purposes of Starved Rock Reading Council:
1) to form a partnership with the International Reading Association by promoting membership and participating in IRA sponsored council activities
2.) to encourage the study of reading problems in all educational levels;
3.) to stimulate and promote research in developmental, creative, corrective and remedial reading; 
4) to study the various factors that influence progress in reading
5) to publish the results of pertinent and significant investigations and practices; 
6) to assist in development of more adequate teacher-training programs; 
7) to act as an intermediate clearing house for information relating to reading; 
8) to disseminate knowledge helpful in the solution of problems related to reading; 
9) to sponsor conferences and meetings planned to implement the purposes of the council and national association; 
10) to promote mutual understanding and cooperative work among educators in the elementary grades, junior high, high school, special areas, college, and in leadership positions 

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