2021 Summer Reading Program

The 2021 Summer Reading Program starts on June 1.

Stop by any of the Pine Mountain Regional Library locations to pick up a registration bag.

In Person Programs

Registration is required for in person programs. Spaces are limited in order to maintain social distancing.

Call or stop by the Manchester Public Library, the Hightower Memorial Library, or the Butler Public Library to sign up to attend one of our in person programs.

Space is limited and registration is required to attend.

Registration is first-come first-served so be sure to register early.

All three performances will take place at the dates and times listed below on their scheduled date.

  • 11:00 am Manchester Public Library
  • 2:00 pm Hightower Memorial Library
  • 4:30 pm Butler Public Library

June 7: Ron Anglin

Be amazed by master juggler and comedian Ron Anglin.

June 14: Ken Scott

Be astounded by comedy magician Ken Scott.

June 21: Jason Clark

Be awed by Southeastern Reptile Rescue’s Jason Clark and his live reptiles.

Weekly Crafts

Each week all Pine Mountain Regional Library System locations will have a different take-and-make craft available for pickup. Each kit will include printed instructions. You can also tune in to Facebook each week on Friday at 11:00 am to put together your craft with us! Pick up Craft Kits each week from any of our libraries. Call ahead for curbside pickup.

Like us on Facebook so you won’t miss any of the fun!

Note: You may need a few additional supplies for the crafts such as tape, clue, and a pair of scissors.

CraftWeekFacebook Post
Dragon Puppet CraftJune 7-12Watch the Video
Grow a SeedlingJune 14-19Watch the Video
Egg Carton Caterpillar/TurtleJune 21-26Watch the Video
Farm Finger PuppetsJune 28-July 3Watch the Video
Dixie Cup SquirrelJuly 5-10Watch the Video
Paper Cup TerrariumJuly 12-17Watch the Video
Paper Chain SnakeJuly 19-24Watch the Video
Yarn TurtleJuly 26-31Watch the Video
It's Storytime @ your library

Join us for Virtual Storytimes

Virtual Storytimes will be held on Facebook at 11:00 am each Wednesday.

DateVisitor ReaderFacebook Video
June 2Cindy Kilby, Library DirectorWatch the Video
June 9Ethan, young patronWatch the Video
June 16Cpl. Adam Andersen of the
Manchester Police Department
Watch the Video
June 23Christy Stephens, patronWatch the Video
June 30Eva, teen patronWatch the Video
July 7Brenda Hancock, retired
teacher and patron
Watch the Video
July 14Tiffany with the Talbot
Co. Sheriff’s Office
Watch the Video
July 21Meriwether Co. Sheriff,
Chuck Smith
Watch the Video
July 28Cher Gibson and Paula Pope,
Manchester Public Library Branch Manager and Staff
Watch the Video
Cover of the storybook edition of Black Beauty

We will also be reading a storybook edition of Black Beauty. We will read it in seven parts.

Part 1Watch the Video
Part 2Watch the Video
Part 3Watch the Video
Part 4Watch the Video
Part 5Watch the Video
Part 6Watch the Video
Part 7Watch the Video

Summer Reading Drawings

Each library has a few special drawings for summer reading.

To enter to win one of these awesome prizes, just check out 5 items at one time from any of our libraries and fill out an entry form at the circulation desk.

Be sure to keep coming back for more items because every 5 items gets you another entry!

Drawings will be held the first week of August after the Summer Reading Program ends.

Thank You to our Sponsors!

Supported in part by funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Service under provision of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the University System of Georgia.

Further support provided by many local individuals and businesses.