Free Atlanta Hawks and Braves Tickets

Looking for ways to reward your little reader this summer? How about taking them to a free basketball game or a free baseball game?

That’s right, our summer partnership with the Atlanta Hawks and the Atlanta Braves continues! Here is what you need to know:

Atlanta Hawks

  1. Have your child read 5 books (should be easy, if you are part of our summer reading club!)
  2. Go to www.checkitoutreading.com and fill out the form, and submit
  3. Start checking your e-mail after October 5th for ticketing information

The Fine Print

  1. This program is for students K-12
  2. You must buy an adult ticket to receive the free child’s ticket
  3. More FAQs can be read here

Atlanta Braves

  1. Register for the program, and complete an online activity.
  2. Read one book about sports or sportsmanship. Click here for a list of suggested titles. Or ask a library staff member for help!
  3. Print your “Home Run Readers” Certificate and take it to one of our four branch libraries to receive a code to redeem a free Braves ticket.
  4. Go to braves.com/reading and select “redeem tickets” to choose the game you wish to receive a ticket for. Important: you must register at least a week in advance for your tickets! See schedule below

Sunday, June 18, 1:35 PM, vs. the Marlins (redeem by June 11)
Monday, June 19, 7:35 PM, vs the Giants (redeem by June 12)
Sunday, June 25, 1:35 PM, vs the Brewers (redeem by June 18)
Wednesday, July 5, 7:35 PM, vs the Astros (redeem by June 28)
Tuesday, August 1, 7:35 PM, vs the Dodgers (redeem by July 25)
Sunday, August 27, 1:35 PM, vs the Rockies (redeem by August 20)

The Fine Print

  1. This program is for students K-12
  2. You must redeem your tickets at least one week before the game of your choice
  3. Additional tickets can be purchased for $8 a piece at the time you redeem your free ticket

Introducing TumbleBookCloud

Do you like to read Juvenile or Young Adult books? Are you looking for an ebook or an audiobook to read right NOW? 

Check out our brand new TumbleBookCloud resource! No waitlists, no holds, just click on the link below and begin reading today! You just need an internet connection!

If you are accessing the link from home, you will need our current GALILEO password. This password changes every few months, and you can get it by calling any one of our four branch libraries. Make sure you have your library card number handy for verification purposes.

Looking for ebooks and read-a-longs for a younger age group? Don’t forget about TumbleBooks!
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Summer Lunches at Your Hometown Library

Free Summer Lunch Program

For Children and Special Needs Adults

Through the months of June and July, our four library branches will be providing free lunches to children and special needs adults.  Lunches must be eaten at the library.

Please help us spread the word, so that no child in Walker or Dade County will go hungry this summer.

Chickamauga Public Library

June: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11:30am – 12:30pm (Lunches provided by Walker County Schools)

July: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11:00am – 12:00pm
(Lunches provided by YMCA)

Dade County Public Library

June & July: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11:00am – 2:00pm
(Lunches provided by Dade County Schools.)
Adult lunches can be purchased for $3

LaFayette-Walker County Public Library

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June: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
(Lunches provided by Walker County Schools)

July: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
(Lunches provided by YMCA)

Rossville Public Library

June: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
(Lunches provided by Walker County Schools)

July: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
(Lunches provided by YMCA)

 

FREE ONLINE BOOKS

Now there are more ways than ever to get free online books through our library!

  1. Overdrive — All you need is a library card to get access to all the BESTSELLERS
  2. TumbleBooks–A combination of BESTSELLING children’s books and in-house published children’s books. These books are ENHANCED with sound and video!
  3. myOn–An award-winning personalized literacy environment, the library has access to this site until August 31, 2017. Read below about how to get started today!