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Summer Reading Challenge

a drawing of 2 Black girls carrying a platform with a stack of books and the text 'Summer Reading Challenge June 1 - July 31'

Summer Reading has ended. Have you earned a prize? Be sure to pick it up at your library! We'll be announcing grand prize winners soon. Thank you for a great summer!

Summer Reading throughout the state of Georgia is supported in part by federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. In order to continue receiving this vital funding for Summer Reading, we are asking everyone to complete this very easy, very short IMLS Patron Outcomes Survey. Thank you for helping us continue to receive these vital funds!

Summer Reading Challenge is for everyone in Cobb County.

  • Sign up your youngest kiddos to begin building language and reading skills. Reading to young children, even infants, increases word recognition and vocabulary!
  • Students are at risk of losing 2-3 months of reading and math skills over the summer. Keep students learning and engaged by encouraging them to complete the Summer Reading Challenge!
  • Make some time for yourself to experience the joys of reading – it’s a great way to relieve stress and strengthen your brain!

The Library and Summer Reading Challenge support family bonding time, community engagement, and shared learning experiences. We’ve included activities designed to encourage participation by the whole family because learning doesn’t stop when you leave school.  

Even more resources are available to Cobb County students through the Department of Library Media Education (LME). Access those resources here!

A big thank you to Georgia Public Library Service and Cobb Library Foundation for supporting the Summer Reading Challenge!