- Public Library
- On the HSCD Summer Reading website students/parents will find information about the Hall County Public Library Summer Reading Programs for Infant – 5th grade and 6th -12th grade students. Both programs offer weekly prizes to students who read at least 20 minutes each week. There is also an evening Family Night reading program for the whole family.
- Little Free Library
- Every Hall County School and Central Office have a Little Free Library stocked with a variety of current titles that students can visit any time to “Leave-A-Book and Take-A-Book”
- Reading Rocket
- The HCSD Reading Rocket Book Mobile will be making weekly stops in the Riverbend, Sugar Hill, Tadmore, Myers, Lyman Hall, and Chicopee Woods Elementary school districts. Students can visit a stop to check-in and out books just like at their school library. Books will be available for all ages (infant-adult), so the whole family can take advantage of the Reading Rocket.
- Digital Bookshelf
- All HCSD students have access year-round to over 1,000+ age-appropriate ebooks and audiobooks from any device (computer, tablet, smartphone) with wifi access. Students can download a book on wifi to read/listen to from their personal device later without data access.
- Summer Reading Lists
- Suggested summer reading lists are provided for Elementary, Middle and High school levels. Many of these books are available as ebooks or audiobooks through the HCSD Digital Bookshelf. Students are also encouraged to look for these books at the public library.
- Elachee Storybook Trail
- Elachee’s Storybook Trail features a beloved children’s story which is read while hiking along the paved, half-mile Geiger trail. It is free and self-guided so participants can enjoy it at their own pace. Grand Opening is June 14th from 2:00—4:00 PM.
- Get Georgia Reading Program
- The Get Georgia Reading Campaign provides every student in Georgia FREE access to a library of more than 8,000 digital books all summer.
- Hall County Reading Incentive Program (Grades K-12)—Hall County Schools are partnering with local business partners in order to provide discounts and free items for students who read a specific requirement. This program is starting off small this year, but we hope to see it grow each year to come.
- Barnes & Noble’s Summer Reading Imagination’s Destination (Grades K-6)—After reading 8 books throughout the summer, students can fill out the Barnes & Noble Reading Journal to receive a free book.
- Parents can follow Hall County Summer Reading on Twitter and Instagram @HCReadingRocks for updates throughout the summer on summer reading programs info and time adjustments.
The summer reading program offers every student multiple opportunities to continue reading this summer. We want to make sure every student and parent in Hall County is aware of all the ways they have access to great reading materials this summer. Here is an overview of the program for this summer:
Wednesday, April 22 English Language Arts Sections 1 & 2. Thursday, April 23 English Language Arts Section 3. Monday, APRIL 27 Math. Tuesday, April 28 Science. Wednesday, April 29 Social Studies.