DeKalb County Library System 2020 Summer Reading Program “Imagine Your Story”

May 15, 2020

The Justin Potter and Alexandria Libraries Summer Reading Program will begin on May 28th through June 25th and all events will be online at 2:00 pm through Facebook Live or a website link that will be provided for the entertainers.

Children of all ages can sign up with their name, age and number of books they can read this summer.

They can register either by calling our libraries or going to jplibrarysummerreading and providing the above information. They will be given instructions on when to pick up their Summer Reading bags. Each child that registers and meets their goal will receive a participation certificate and other goodies at the end of the Summer Reading Program.

This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story”.

Thursday, May 28th at 2:00 pm – Opening with Barry Mitchell’s Show “Fire up Your Imagination” with Sam the Turtle and Friends. (Facebook Live)

Thursday, June 4th at 2:00 pm – Edgar Evins State Park Rangers & Animal Friends. (Facebook Live)

Thursday, June 11th at 2:00 pm – Facebook Live Story Time with a craft. The materials for the craft are provided in the goody bag.

Thursday, June 18th at 2:00 pm – Facebook Live Story Time and Craft. Materials needed for the craft are 2 toilet paper rolls for each child and a glue stick. Other materials are provided in the goody bag.

Thursday, June 25th at 2:00 pm – Final Program on Facebook Live.

“We hope you will join us for a fun filled Summer Reading Program with a different look. The Library is offering Curbside service for those children that want to check out books for Summer Reading,” said Library Director Kathy Hendrixson

For more information, call Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 or Alexandria Library at 615-529-4124 visit us on Facebook or our website at