CRLS Summer Reading Program

Every summer, Chestatee Regional Library System promotes good reading habits by offering free programs for kids, teens, and adults.  Participating readers can win awesome prizes, and the more you read, the better your chance of winning!

Our Summer Reading Program will be online this year!  Using the Beanstack website or app, patrons can register for our age-specific challenges, log reading, and view prize options.  This great tool also recommends books and allows you to log your reading throughout the year!  Click here to register and jump into the challenge on June 1st!

Atlanta Hawks’ Check It Out Reading Challenge

Logo for Check It Out Reading Challenge

Stay tuned for more Information!

Parents and guardians may register each child in their household for the program. As many as six participating children may attend a Hawks game together when accompanied by at least one adult who has purchased a ticket.

Get Georgia Reading

Get Georgia Reading Campaign is a collaboration of more than 100 public and private partners that are finding new ways to ensure that all children in Georgia become proficient readers by the end of third grade.

Get Georgia Reading‘s partner myON has delivered thousands of free books to your computer and mobile devices. That means every child, teacher, librarian, and parent in Georgia has unlimited access to myON’s enhanced digital books, 24 hours a day—every day—through Aug. 31. Visit Myon Digital Library to learn more and register for an account.

Wrapped Up in Reading

As the school year winds down, gear up for the Michael C. Carlos Museum’s Wrapped Up in Reading program. Children who read five books from the book list compiled by Carlos Museum staff will win a prize!

Download the Book List and Reading Diary using the links below:


For more information, please contact one of our Youth Services Specialists:

Dawson County Library
Mary Beth Tanner
706-344-3690, ext. 2024

Lumpkin County Library
Laura Wynn
706-864-3668, ext. 1013