Mayor’s Summer Reading Club events, hosted by partner organizations, offer children and families opportunities to experience the book selections beyond the pages of the book. Events typically include an interactive book read and a fun, literacy-based activity for children.

MSRC OPEN EVENTS 2018

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Ongoing Events June 1- July 20

  • Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

0-2 year olds 9:00am

3-5 year olds 9:30am

Three different locations follow the same schedule: Andrew Walter Young Family YMCA, Arthur Blank Family Youth YMCA, and Premier Early Learning Academy.

shepsera@hotmail.com

  • West Atlanta Watershed Alliance (WAWA)

Every Wednesday 2-3pm (excluding July 4th)

Summer Reading Enrichment Program with nature play, story time in the forest, and nature walks.

1442 Richland Rd, SW Atlanta GA, 30310

info@wawa-online.org

Registration required: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/west-atlanta-watershed-alliance-the-outdoor-activity-center-7966362902

  • Zoo Atlanta Library Pass Program

Visit your local library and check out the Zoo Atlanta Library Pass DVD to receive 4 free tickets for your family! Find more information about the program at https://zooatlanta.org/tickets/library-pass-program/ .

June Events

  • June 1, 2018 10:30am-12:30pm

MSRC Kickoff Celebration at Central Branch of the Atlanta Fulton Public Library. The event is FREE and open to the public! There will be Mayor’s Summer Reading Club book reads, free activities and books given away and music, dancing, games and entertainment for all.

1 Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, 30303

Call 404-730-1845/1848 for more information.

  • June 4, 2018 10:30am

Tumble Bumble Reading at Stone Mountain Library

DeKalb County Public Library

jenkinsg@dekalblibrary.org

  • June 8, 2018 10am-11am

GPB Kids screening of Sesame Street with literacy-themed craft activities.

260 14th Street NW, Atlanta GA 30318

Georgia Public Broadcasting

ehackshaw@gpb.org

Registration required: www.gpb.org/community

  • June 8, 2018

National Read Day at Atlantic Station

Fathers Incorporated

Kenneth.braswell@gmail.com

  • June 9, 2018 7-8pm

Break the Fast Ramadan community event, Eat. Move. Talk! literacy activities and book reading activities (Refuge Coffee, Market Street, Clarkston, Ga. 30021)

CDF Action for Clarkston Early Learning Network

Roberta Malavenda

  • June 9, 2018

Hip-Hopolooza at Metropolitan Library

Fathers Incorporated

Kenneth.braswell@gmail.com

  • June 10, 2018 12-5pm (special programming 1-4pm)

Second Sunday- Free Museum Admission!

High Museum of Art

nicole.cromartie@high.org

  • June 13, 2018 10:30am

Story Time Family Group Connection at the Cartersville Public Library

Advocates for Children

jean@advochild.org

  • June 14, 2018 11am-1pm

Dads Reading Fun Day at Rowland Elementary School

1317 S Indian Creek Dr. Stone Mountain, GA 30083

DeKalb County School District Region 5 East Family Engagement Center

Demetria_r_purkett-brown@dekalbshoolsga.org

  • June 16, 2018

Fade-A-Way-Cutz

genebottex@gmail.com

  • June 16, 2018 

Farm to Early Care Trip at White Oak Pastures (Bluffton, GA)

Little Ones Learning Center

littleoneslearningcenterga@gmail.com

  • June 16, 2018

Fatherhood Expo at the Greenbriar Mall

Fathers Incorporated

Kenneth.braswell@gmail.com

  • June 18, 2018 11:00am

Seed Magic Reading at Hariston Crossing Library

DeKalb County Public Library

jenkinsg@dekalblibrary.org

  • June 20, 2018 10:30am

Tumble Bumble Reading at Clarkston Library

DeKalb County Public Library

jenkinsg@dekalblibrary.org

  • June 21, 2018 11:30am

Toddler Thursday- Free museum admission for children ages 5 and under!

High Museum of Art

Nicole.cromartie@high.org

  • June 22, 2018 9am-12pm

Jumpstart for a Day

Cleveland Elementary School

Jumpstart for Young Children, Inc.

Eshe.collins@jstart.org

  • June 25, 2018 1pm-3pm
    3rd Annual Mayor’s Summer Reading Club/Odyssey Literacy Festival

Odyssey Inc.

jeffcohen@odysseyatlanta.org

  • June 29, 2018 11am-2pm

Summer Bridge Reading Program at Centennial Academy

(521 Luckie St. Atlanta, GA)

Department of Middle Secondary Education at Georgia State University

cearl@gsu.edu

July Events

  • July 17, 2018 10:30am

Seed Magic Reading at Chamblee Library

DeKalb County Public Library

jenkinsg@dekalblibrary.org

  • July 20, 2018 9am-12pm

Jumpstart for a Day

M.A. Jones Elementary School

eshe.collins@jstart.org

  • July 13, 2018 10am-11am

GPB Kids screening of Super Why! with literacy-themed craft activities.

260 14th Street NW, Atlanta GA 30318

Georgia Public Broadcasting

ehackshaw@gpb.org

Registration required: www.gpb.org/community

  • July 20, 2018 11:30am

Tadpole Tales with Tumble Bumble (free with purchase of museum admission)

The Fernbank Museum of Natural History

kaden.borseth@fernbankmuseum.org

  • July 21, 2018 11:45am

Treetop Tales with Seed Magic (free with purchase of museum admission)

The Fernbank Museum of Natural History

kaden.borseth@fernbankmuseum.org

  • July 21, 2018 11am-3pm

Summer Adventures in Reading

(183 Mayson Ave. Atlanta, GA 30307)

3E Educational Services, LLC

3educate@gmail.com

  • July 23, 2018 10:30am

Tumble Bumble Reading at Wesley Chapel Library

DeKalb County Public Library

jenkinsg@dekalblibrary.org

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