Putnam County

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P.O. Box 4283
Eatonton, Georgia  31024

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Putnam County’s Ferst Readers provides books for the children of Putnam County and currently has 980+ children enrolled to receive a monthly book. 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.





                        March 7, 2020 is going to be a fun morning for all.
Please mark your calendar to join us for our Seuss on the Loose Festival.

Our Fun Run starts everything off! 


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                                                        Pictures of past  “Seuss on the Loose” festival.  Fun for everyone!!



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

                             **Flat Rock 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

2019 Fall

2020 Winter

Next Newsletter comming

         April 2020

Our CAT volunteers love working with the children in our community and schools.


               library reading                     cookies for teachers 2020          
books at school




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cat reading READING PIC 2     READING PIC 2





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Thank you for visiting Ferst Readers!

Ensuring that children develop early literacy skills is one of the most important things we can do - as parents, as teachers - and as a society.

Won't you help us make a difference?

Adopt a reader today!   Make a Donation!