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Summer Reading Program 2024

Have fun with Summer Reading in 2024!

Adventure begins at your WGRLS library! Stop by any of our locations to sign-up, or participate via Beanstack, and let the adventure begin!

Summer Reading is here!

Contact your local WGRLS branch to sign up!
Lost your log? Download a new one here!

*Anyone is welcome to participate, but in order to qualify for prizes, make sure and register for summer reading at your local library!

Need more activities to complete your Summer Reading tracker?

Check out these bonus activities sorted by age-group for fun and exciting ideas!

  • Color a picture and give it to someone in your family!

  • Adults, connect with your little one through a series of mindfulness activities, fun stretches, and relationship- building partner poses. Learn skills to cultivate mindful practices and make a calming glitter Mindfulness Jar to take the practice home with you. Ideal for ages 1-6

  • Read a book from the Readers Advisory SRP Picture Book List

  • Draw a portrait of you with your friends

  • Read a book about community helpers. Talk about what makes a good community and how we can become community helpers to make our communities better.

  • Make artwork or cards for local nursing homes or long-term care facility.

  • Paint kindness rocks and place them in your favorite places in your community for others to find and enjoy.

  • Go to a Bilingual Storytime or check out a Bilingual Picture Book to learn some new words in a different language.
  • Write a story or draw a comic about your group of friends. Go on an epic adventure, be the superheroes you always wanted to be, or it could just be your normal Tuesday

  • Make charms for your friendship bracelet. Each charm could represent a different friend and can be made out of any materials.

  • Read a book from the Readers Advisory SRP Picture or Chapter Book List

  • Create a Spatial Poem of your neighborhood or city using the PLiX Spatial Poetry activity found here

  • Read a book about community helpers. Talk about what makes a good community and how we can become community helpers to make our communities better

  • Make artwork or cards for local nursing homes or long-term care facility.

  • Paint kindness rocks and place them in your favorite places in your community for others to find and enjoy.

  • Draw a portrait of you with your friends, try it in different art styles

  • Celebrate Uncommon Musical Instrument Day by watching videos about musical instruments you haven’t heard play and listen to their beautiful music.

  • Make origami art or bookmarks
  • Write letters to your favorite author and ask them about the characters in their books.

  • Start a journal and write about what your life is currently like!

  • Check out a table-top gaming night at a local game shop or your local library

  • Read a book from the Readers Advisory SRP Chapter or YA Book List

  • Buddy Read a book with a friend

  • Write an email or letter to your local government or congress person to advocate for a cause that is important to you.

  • Create a Spatial Poem of your neighborhood or city using the PLiX Spatial Poetry activity found here

  • Paint kindness rocks and place them in your favorite places in your community for others to find and enjoy.

  • Join the Teen Advisory Group at your local library, if they have one.

  • Join a Community Service Project
  • Make origami art or bookmarks
  • Introduce yourself to your neighbors. Who knows, you might make a new friend!

  • Join a group in your community. Like Friends of the Library!

  • Find a recipe and learn how to make a dish from a culture different from yours. Consider making it a friends night in, everyone bring a dish from a different culture and have a culture night.

  • Read a book from the Readers Advisory SRP YA or Adult Book List

  • Buddy Read a book with a friend

  • Get a book recommendation from a librarian and check that book out. Write a review for it on Beanstack or submit it to your local library

  • Create a Spatial Poem of your neighborhood or city using the PLiX Spatial Poetry activity found here

  • Paint kindness rocks and place them in your favorite places in your community for others to find and enjoy.

  • Join a Community Service Project

  • Make origami art or bookmarks

  • Participate in World Knit in Public Day on June 10, 2023 and make new hobby friends.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Movie Matinee Monday

Hiram - Maude P. Ragsdale Public Library 1815 Hiram-Douglasville Highway, Hiram, GA, United States

Come watch a movie with us!

Chess Club

Villa Rica Public Library 869 Dallas Highway, Villa Rica, GA, United States

Join us as we play chess and teach beginners how to play. This is a great way to learn a new skill and meet new people.

DR Summer Reading Program

Dog River Public Library 6100 GA Highway 5, Douglasville, GA, United States

You can go anywhere with little imagination! Create anything you can think of as we are joined by Annie from STEAM Engine! Children 12 & under require parent to attend. […]

The Library is Closed

Carrollton - Neva Lomason Memorial Library 710 Rome Street, Carrollton, GA, United States

The library will be closed to honor the Juneteenth holiday. We will reopen Thursday,

Tommy Johns Presents Show

Temple - Ruth Holder Public Library 337 Sage Street, Temple, GA, United States

Tommy, his sidekick Roosevelt Rat, and the kids at the library will be learning about how ADVENTURE BEGINS AT THE LIBRARY as a part of this summer’s national reading theme. […]

Thursday Movie Matinee

Ephesus Public Library 200 Rogers Street, Ephesus, GA, United States

Princess Bride - Rated PG

Squeeze the Clown

Lithia Springs Public Library 7100 Turner Drive, Lithia Springs, GA, United States

Get ready to laugh and be amazed at the funny feats of Squeeze the Clown! Storytime and STEAM kids will watch Squeeze the Clown together.

Family Fun Friday

Hiram - Maude P. Ragsdale Public Library 1815 Hiram-Douglasville Highway, Hiram, GA, United States

Drop in and play a variety of board games at the library available throughout the day!

Family Movie Matinee: The Princess Bride (1987)

Carrollton - Neva Lomason Memorial Library 710 Rome Street, Carrollton, GA, United States

Movie Matinee! Join us for a showing of The Princess Bride (1987, PG). Popcorn will be provided, and this event is elegible for a SRP stamp. This movie is suitable […]

Movie Matinee Monday

Hiram - Maude P. Ragsdale Public Library 1815 Hiram-Douglasville Highway, Hiram, GA, United States

Come watch a movie with us!

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