It's time for summer reading!!

  • Once school is out, the reading doesn't stop! Visit the public library for lots of fun activities and great books this summer. You can even win great prizes just for reading! Click here to sign up for the public library summer reading program. Or, check out the suggested reading list for each grade level on the right and view the resources below for summer reading freebies.

    ​Happy reading!

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    Click on the logo below to visit the public library website!

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    Summer Reading!

    There are several fun Summer Reading Programs available to you and your children this summer. At Berkeley Lake, we encourage your kids to use this time to enjoy reading. Students may read books, magazines, newspapers, comics or listen to audio books. Families are encouraged to read aloud together!

    All students who participate in one of the summer reading activities this year will be invited to an ice cream party! They will also get to check out extra books all year long next year. As an added bonus, one lucky reader will win a Kindle Fire! Complete any of the following activities by August 16th to earn a ticket for the prize drawing. Each student could earn up to 3 tickets!

    1. Participate in the Take5 summer checkout program, return books by August 9th, and take a survey at school about the books you read.
    2. Turn in your completed BINGO card.
    3. Complete the Gwinnett County Public Library ( summer reading program. (The public library will give us a list of names of all who completed the program.)

    MORE Summer Reading Freebies

    Barnes and Noble:
    Read over the summer and keep a log of the books you read. After you read 8 books you will be able to select a free book.

    Public Library:
    Register for the program on Beanstack ( to keep track of reading activities, earn digital badges, collect great prizes, and more! The public library has planned a fun filled summer complete with storytellers, puppet shows, and crafts. Earn prizes and rewards all summer!

    Museum/Zoo/Park Passes:
    Did you know you can visit attractions around Atlanta for free with your library card? Visit the library and check out a Pass good for four admissions. Options include the Atlanta Zoo, Hudgens Arts Center, Southeastern Railway Museum, Wren’s Nest, the Center for Puppetry Arts Museum, and select Georgia Parks!

2020 Summer Reading Lists - will not be available until May 2020 so check back

Read free eBooks this summer!

  • Through a partnership between Get Georgia Reading – Georgia Campaign for Grade Level Reading and myON, all educators, librarians, students and parents in Georgia have free access to over 8,000 enhanced digital books from myON through August 30th.

    To login, please go to and click the green Log in now button.

    For school name enter: Get Georgia Reading (when you start typing, a drop down menu will pop up and you can select that as the school.
    User name: read
    Password: read

Other Online Resources

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    This link will only work at school. To visit the library catalog from home, log in through e-Class.




    GCPS Online Research Library