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BUILD A BETTER WORLD! The 2017 Summer Reading Challenge is coming!

March 10, 2017

Adult PosterHelp us BUILD A BETTER WORLD this summer… and WIN!

Georgia’s most exciting Summer Reading Challenge will be here soon and it’s better than ever! Starting May 13, come by your branch or join us online for BUILD A BETTER WORLD! at the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries!

IT’S EASY TO PARTICIPATE!

The Rules are simple… just read! Every time you read ten titles (for kids up to age 11) or read for 5 hours (for teens and adults) you earn a treasure trove prize and an entry into our grand prize drawings. You can also add up points by going to one of our hundreds of free library programs or using one of our online services.

Teen_COLOR_spot16ALL AGES GET TO PLAY!

Born yesterday? You get to play! Entering your 18th decade of life? You get to play! This year, everyone can take part in the challenge, making it easier for families, siblings and friends to play along together.

GREAT PRIZES! 


For Children- book bundles, LeapPads, Kindles and more!  For Teens- iPads, Custom Converse, gift cards & more!  For Adults- iPads, Kindles and more! 

 

 

build-better-world-5HOW DO I ENTER?

BUILD A BETTER WORLD! registration begins May 13th. You can enter one of two ways:

1) Pick up a Summer Challenge reading log at any branch of the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries. Be sure to pick one up for each member of the family!

2) Online registration here ( the link will go live May 13th).

 

GREAT PROGRAMS!
Groups of 7 or more are welcome at any program but should contact their branch first to guarantee a space.

It wouldn’t be a Summer Reading Challenge without great programs, and this summer we’re pulling out all the stops! Hundreds of FREE programs for all age groups!  Stay tuned to this space – we will post our complete Summer Program Guide here by May 1st! Or visit your local branch for a preview of the upcoming attractions!

 

GREAT ENTERTAINERS!

Atsma-MasterFANTASTICAL FEATS OF DERRING-DO!

Columbus favorite ARTHUR ATSMA returns with death-defying feats of sleight-of-hand, unbelievable demonstrations of mind over whatever and a possible appearance by Gus the stunt chicken.

Wednesday June 7

10:30am – Mildred L. Terry Public Library

1:30pm – South Columbus Public Library

4:30pm – North Columbus Public Library

Thursday June 8

11:00am – Parks Memorial Public Library

2:00pm, 4:00pm and 7:00pm (evening show!) – Columbus Public Library

Friday June 9

10:00am – Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library

2:00pm – Marion County Public Library

Babatunde-Master

GREAT STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD!

STORYTELLER BABATUNDE (TV and film actor Jason Louder) was a crowd favorite at the recent Columbus Children’s Book Festival. Come find out why as he visits our libraries with stories that will delight your whole family!

Monday June 26

10:30am, 1:30pm – Columbus Public Library

4:00pm – South Columbus Public Library

Tuesday June 27

10:00am – Cusseta-Chattahoochee Public Library

2:00pm – Marion County Public Library

5:00pm – Parks Memorial Public Library

Wednesday June 28

10:30am – Mildred L. Terry Public Library

1:30pm – North Columbus Public Library


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