Do you live in Atlanta or plan on visiting this summer? Looking for fun, affordable, and convenient ways to entertain your little ones? Did you know that the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum holds a seasonal reading program known as Book Nook on select Mondays during the summer months?
Beginning at 10:00am, a friendly volunteer will read a few themed storybooks to the gathered visitors in the Museum lobby. Stories are geared toward preschool age children (ages 2-5), but younger and older visitors are welcome! Stories conclude at 10:30am, but we invite you to stay a little longer… There is also a world of exploration to be had in the Museum itself and the natural wonder found around the grounds. Take your little ones on a nature expedition to see the diverse flora and fauna found in our city. Enjoy a stroll through the Rose Garden or the new Native Pollinator Garden that has just been completed. Feel free to picnic at any of the tables situated around the grounds or find a shady spot in the field looking toward the ponds.
The reading program is free and open to walk-in participants. Museum hours are 9:00am-4:45pm on weekdays and admission is free to children under 16; $8 for adults; and $6 for students, military, and seniors with valid ID. Visit us online for additional details and dates.
[Correction to original post–the museum opens at 9:00am on weekdays, not 9:30am.]
Thanks to Archivist Amanda Pellerin for contributing this post!