Metter-Candler County Library Summer Reading

  • Weekly takeaway activity kits for children will be available during Lobby Pickup Hours
  • Join us for Virtual Field Trips every Monday and Wednesday at 2:00pm on Facebook
  • Watch for our Facebook “Craft Corners” every Thursday at 2:00pm, where we post ideas for crafts you can make from stuff you have around the house
  • Watch our Facebook page for weekly Unicorn Sightings!

Summer Reading Prizes

Prizes can only be won by participants who reside in Candler County and who can pick up their prize at the L.C. Anderson Memorial Library. All winners will be drawn from participants who are registered in Beanstack. Winners will be contacted via the email and/or phone number they used to register their Beanstack account. All drawing winners will be contacted to arrange pickup of their prize.

Pre-Reader Summer Reading Challenge (ages 0-5)
  • All participants will receive a Certificate of Excellence at the end of the summer
  • Participants will receive prize books when they reach the 12-book and 24-book badges. When you have earned these badges, contact the library to arrange prize pickup.
  • Participants who earn the “Attend Online Performances” or “Attend Online Baby or Toddler Storytimes” badge will be entered into an end-of-summer drawing for a free prize book
  • All participants will be entered into bi-monthly drawings for a free book
Children’s Summer Reading Challenge (ages 5-12)
  • All participants will receive a Certificate of Excellence at the end of the summer
  • Participants will receive prize books when they reach the 12-book and 24-book badges. When you have earned these badges, contact the library to arrange prize pickup.
  • Participants who earn the “Attend Online Performances” or “Attend Online Storytimes” badge will be entered into an end-of-summer drawing for a free prize book
  • All participants will be entered into bi-monthly drawings for a free book
Teen Summer Reading Challenge (ages 12-18)
  • All participants will receive a Certificate of Excellence at the end of the summer
  • Participants who reach the 10-hour reading badge will be entered into an end-of-summer drawing for a $10 gift card
  • All participants will be entered into bi-monthly drawings for a free book

Adult Summer Reading Challenge (ages 18-109)

  • All participants will receive a coupon for a free book from the Friends of the Library collection
  • All participants will be entered into bi-monthly drawings for a free book

Please help us by completing the summer reading survey by clicking here.