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Summer Fun List

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Save some money this summer by taking advantage of our partnership programs! Whether visiting one of Georgia's Most Beautiful Libraries or reading to earn tickets to sports events, we offer plenty to keep you busy this summer!

Be sure to check with your local library and visit our partner pages (highlighted below) when planning your activities.
photo of Mary Willis Library in Washington, Georgia 10 Most Beautiful Public Libraries
From Atlanta to Columbus to Savannah - see some of the most beautiful libraries in Georgia and the state's gorgeous scenery at the same time!



Link for more info: 10 Most Beautiful Public Libraries
image of Atlanta Braves Home Run Reader poster Atlanta Braves Home Run Readers Program
"Home Run Readers" rewards students in grades K-12 throughout the state of Georgia with a FREE Braves ticket for reading books and completing an online activity.

Link for more info: Atlanta Braves Home Run Readers Program
image of Atlanta Gladiators logo Atlanta Gladiators Hat Trick for Reading Challenge
For students in grades K-12. Read three books between June 1 and September 22 and get a free ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket to an Atlanta Gladiators hockey game!

This partnership covers nineteen Metro Atlanta-area library systems in 42 (of Georgia's 159) counties.

Link for more info: Hat Trick for Reading Challenge
image of Atlanta Hawks logo Atlanta Hawks Check It Out Reading Challenge
For students in grades K-12. Read at least five books between now and August 28, receive a Check It Out Reading Challenge bookmark, and get a free youth ticket with the purchase of at least 1 adult ticket to a 2017-18 Atlanta Hawks regular season game!

Link for more info: Check It Out Reading Challenge
image of Georgia State Parks logo Georgia State Park Historic Site Family ParkPass
Use your public library card and check out a "ParkPass," which exempts you from paying the daily $5 parking fee at state parks. The Historic Sites Family Pass exempts up to 4 visitors from admission fees to state historic sites operated by GeorgiA State Parks & Historic Sites.

Link for more info: Georgia State Park Historic Site Family ParkPass
image of museum visitors looking at pottery Michael C. Carlos Museum Family Pass
Individuals and families with a valid Georgia library card can now check out a Family Pass to the Carlos Museum at Emory University for six people!

Link for more info: Carlos Museum Family Pass
image of Center of Puppetry Arts logo Georgia Public Libraries' "Passport to Puppetry"
Citizens with valid library cards can check out the Center's "Passport to Puppetry" at any participating public library in all 159 Georgia counties. This pass is valid for up to 4 Museum admissions!

Link for more info: Passport to Puppetry
image of Georgia Public Library Service logo Summer Reading Programs
Participate a summer reading program at your local library. It's a great way to keep your child (and yourself) mentally active during the summer break... and it's free!

Find your local public library: Public Library Directory
Zoo Atlanta Pass
With your library card, Georgia residents can check out the Zoo Atlanta Library Pass for free admission for a family of four.

Link for more info: Zoo Atlanta Pass