2020 Summer Reading Program

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Welcome to the Catoosa County Library Summer Reading Program!  The Summer Reading Program is a fun way to help children maintain and improve reading skills through the summer break, but it’s not just for kids!  The Summer Reading Program is for everyone, kids, teens, and adults. Summer is a great time to read what you like, to learn new things, and have fun with friends. Check out the schedule below for fun tutorials, storytimes, and crafts that go with our fairytale theme for the summer. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for exciting updates. 

Fun Stuff

Week 1 - Dragons

Origami Tutorial - Dragon:

https://youtu.be/FDaMgA6UorA - Origami Plus - Easy Origami Tutorials

Dragon Storytime: 


Craft - Pick up at library by 5/29

Week 2 - Unicorns 

Origami Tutorial - Unicorn Bookmark:

https://youtu.be/qi-67L2ElyM - Easy Kids Crafts

Unicorn Storytime:


Craft - Pick up at library by 6/5

STEAM Experiment - Unicorn (Elephant) Toothpaste:

https://youtu.be/I3-hGx6PEMM - Michigan Medicine

Week 3 - Fairytales

Origami Tutorial - Jumping Frog:


Fairytale Storytime:


Craft: Pick up at library 6/12

STEAM Experiment - Cloud Dough:

https://tinyurl.com/ybyccnbq - Learning4kids

Week 4 - Mermaids and Pirates

Paper Roll Mermaid Tutorial:


Mermaid/Pirate Storytime:


Craft: Pick up at library by 6/19

STEAM Experiment - DIY Pipe Cleaner Bubble Wand: 

https://tinyurl.com/y72qvl45 - PBS


Week 5 - Ocean

Origami Tutorial - Whale: 

https://youtu.be/kOm47eh2AYk - Red Ted Art

Ocean Storytime:


Craft: Pick up at library by 6/26

STEAM Experiment - Kinetic Sand:

https://youtu.be/i7nd2_eUoxw - Crafty Tube

Week 6 - Fairies and Gnomes

Duct Tape Flower Tutorial:

https://youtu.be/pPfhpTHeiOE - SimpleCrafts - 5 Minute Crafts For All

Fairy and Gnome Storytime:

Craft: Pick up at library by 7/7

STEAM Experiment - Fizzy Fairy Potions:


Week 7 - Dogs

Origami Dog Tutorial:

https://youtu.be/7ltvs8PJenQ - origami star

Dog Storytime:


Craft: Pick up at library by 7/10

STEAM Experiment - DIY Catapults:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEtUVHvfy6g#action=share - Matt Marvel


Something for extra fun:


Escape from Oz (Online Escape Room)


Ken Scott Magic Show:


*The Summer Reading Program ends Friday, July 17th. Come to the library the following week (July 20th through 24th, anytime from 12 to 4pm) to pick up your prizes!*

Address & Phone

108 Catoosa Cir,

Ringgold, GA 30736

(706) 965-3600


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Monday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Wednesday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Thursday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Sunday: Closed