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Summer Reading Themes
Compiled by the Flint River Regional Library System, 2007

VACATION READING CLUB
1952 – 1986
1952 Keep Georgia Forests Green
1953 Through the Jungle with Books
1954 Travel Through Space with Books
1955 Follow the Rainbow with Books
1956 Meeting Children of Other Lands
1957 Read Your Way Through Books (book worms)
1958 Bookniks (space)
1959 Reading Roundup
1960 Travel With Books – Destination Unlimited
1961 Dive Into Books (skin diver)
1962 Carnival of Books (boy & girl with balloons)
1963 Solve It With Books
1964 Summer Safari (boy under palm tree with book)
1965 Around the World With Books
1966 Balance your Summer with Books (Harry the Dog (Zion) is leaning against pile of books trying to get a sea gull on top of pile, signed by Margaret Bloy Graham)
1967 Midsummer Magic
1968 Treasure Hunters Club (island that looks like treasure map)
1969 Under the Big Top (circus)
1970 Discover the World of Books (astronaut floating in space with books)
1971 Georgia – Our State
1972 Books Come Alive (boy leaning against pile of books, book characters above him)
1973 Enchanted Castle of Books (castle)
1974 Summer Pow-Wow (teepee)
1975 Fife and Drum Club (revolutionary war drum, red banner)
1976 1776...1976 (red, white, blue flag design)
1977 10-4 Good Reader: Get a Handle and Keep on Booking (trucks/cb radios)
1978 Transylvania Trek (monsters, looks like bear on cover)
1979 Ticket to Adventure
1980 Super Sports Read (boy w/Braves baseball uniform on)
1981 Reading Rodeo (cowboy/horse)
1982 Reading Is Big Fun (dinosaur)
1983 Book Battle (video game like pacman)
1984 Books Are Powerful Magic (wizard)
1985 Take Off with Books (hot air balloon)
1986 Books Are Hidden Treasures—Dig In (treasure chest)
SUMMER READING CLUB
1987 – 2000
1987 Be a Superstar—Read! (star w/book)
1988 Sail Away With Books (boat)
1989 Find Time for Mystery — Read (bear w/magnifying glass, footsteps)
1990 Escape into Books (fantasy)
1991 Reading Safari (jungle)
1992 Catch the Reading Express (trains)
1993 Feast on Books (picnic)
1994 Itzareader and So Are You (Izzy the Atlanta Olympic Mascot)
1995 Book the Wave! (dolphin reading book)
1996 Solar Summer (large sun over earth reading book)
1997 Follow the Reading Trail (coyote, west)
1998 Think BIG, Read! (dinosaurs)
1999 Chill Out with Books! (polar bears)
2000 Open a Book—Jump In! (frogs)
VACATION READING PROGRAM
2001 – 2007
2001 Extra! Extra! Read All About It! (dalmatians/newspapers)
2002 world.wide.reading.@ your library (reading passport w/alligator)
2003 Books Ahoy! (treasure chest, oceans)
2004 Step to the Beat … Read! (penguins rock and roll)
2005 FUNtastic Reading (circus)
2006 Once Upon A Time (fairy tales)
2007 Reading Takes You Everywhere … (4 trails)
COLLABORATIVE SUMMER LIBRARY PROGRAM
2008 -
2008 Catch the Reading Bug
2009 Be Creative @ Your Library