Summer Reading 2024!

The Athens-Limestone County Public Library is once again about to start our Summer Reading program for 2024! The program will kick off on Saturday, June 1st and go through Saturday, July 13th. There will be events and programs for different age groups so keep an eye on our June and July calendars in the coming months.

Registration will be required for certain programs, so please visit our Summer Reading page to register for the program you are interested in.

Click here for Summer Reading 2024 Program Registration

We will be using the Beanstack app again this year to track reading time and keep up with everyone’s completed activities. Download the Beanstack app and register with the Athens-Limestone County Public Library.

Click here to sign up for Beanstack

Challenge yourself to read more this year and join our 24 Books in 2024 reading challenge on Beanstack!  Log the books you read this year through the Beanstack App. Once you have logged 24 books, you’ll be entered to win a $100 gift card!  The challenge runs until December 31, 2024, you must earn the final badge to be entered to win the gift card.

Chuck Robinson: AllStar Plumbers and Pro Services

Pammie Jimmar, President of the Athens-Limestone County Chamber of Commerce, talks with Chuck Robinson, owner of AllStar Plumbing and AllStar Pro Services. Born and raised in Athens, Chuck has built a successful plumbing business and now, with the help of the next generation, he’s expanding into a one stop shop for the local construction industry. He talks about mentoring young people and the importance of giving back to the community.

Thanh Boyer: From Vietnam to Athens, AL

After 3 years of publishing Library Voices, the Athens-Limestone County Public Library is proud to present our 100th episode!

July 18, 1980, Thanh Boyer arrived in Athens, Alabama as a Vietnamese Boat refugee. She was 12 years old. This is her story – a journey of courage, pathos, humor, and single-minded determination to bring the rest of her family to America. 

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

This challenge is for children ages 0 to 6. Using Beanstack, parents can track the reading of their children by logging 1000 books before they start Kindergarten.

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