The Georgia National Fair and GPLS have teamed up with assistance from corporate sponsors to encourage children to participate in the 2016 Summer Reading Program. Children ages 5-12 will have a chance to win tickets to the Georgia National Fair this October.
Georgia's public libraries will join seven statewide units of the National Park Service this summer to celebrate the 100th birthday of America's national parks and the state's 2016 Summer Reading Program.
With the theme "On Your Mark, Get Set...READ!" the 2016 Summer Reading Program (SRP) at Georgia's public libraries will be a celebration of games, sports, health and wellness.
Georgia's General Assembly endorsed the importance of the state's public libraries by ending the 2016 session with a proposed budget of $23.7 billion for fiscal year 2017.