Putnam County


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P.O. Box 4283
Eatonton, Georgia  31024
putnamcounty@f
erstreaders.org

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Putnam County’s Ferst Readers has been providing books for the children of Putnam County and currently has 980+ children enrolled. We work with local schools and organizations to register eligible children and then with your support, we will continue to raise the $36 per year or $3 per month for each child to provide our young readers with a foundation for success by covering the cost of books.

 

 

Our annual “Seuss on the Loose” festival  is an event we work hard  to prepare each year and then enjoy the day with all the  children and families that come out  for the morning events!

Thanks to you and our generous sponsors and supporters as well as all the businesses and individuals who donated in many different ways  Seuss on the Loose was better than ever and we will continue our efforts for childhood literacy and  providing books for kids. 

Be sure to mark your calendars for next  year’s festival on March 7th , 2020.             

            Cathy Mize, Chairman  

 

 

 

 

 

           

One of Putnam Ferst Readers's continuing literacy outreach efforts along with the Eatonton-Putnam County Library is creating partnerships with local business/organizations to build and install "little libraries" throughout Putnam County.  These mini "take a book/leave a book" stations provide a super-easy way to support reading for everyone and to connect with the community.

We currently have Little Libraries at the following locations and more promised with a 2019 opening.
    


* Putnam County Oconee Springs Park                        * Putnam Christian Outreach  
       
* Putnam Department of Family/Children Services        * Crooked Creek Community Association

* Putnam County Health Department                            * Putnam County Recreation Department

* Putnam Center of Central Georgia TechnicalCollege   * Plaza Arts Center 

* Eatonton Police Department                   **Twin Bridges Fire Department (Our Newest Location)

    
  

 

       little library            recdept              Plaza  

 

    Little library dept of family children services         little library CGTC                Twin Bridges
 

 

You, employees, friends or fellow organization members can sharpen your carpentry skills by building a library as well as hosting one on your property.  It's a "win/win" for your organization and Putnam's citizens. 

 

 Putnam Ferst Readers's Quarterly Newsletters:

 

 

 

2017 Summer

2017 Fall 

2018 Winter

2018 Spring

           
2018 Summer

2018 Fall 

2019 Winter

2019 Spring

2019 Summer
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