Summer reading program enters final days


At libraries across the state, parents, grandparents and legal guardians can enter children born in 1999 or after into the Every Hero Has a Story Sweepstakes, which will award four Georgia children with $1,529 each and one grand prize winner will win $5,529 for their Path2College 529 Plan.

Additionally, the library of the individual grand prize winner will receive $1,529, and the four libraries of the regional winners will each receive $529.

This is the sixth year the Path2College 529 Plan and the Georgia Public Library Service have partnered on the statewide initiative designed to encourage kids to read throughout the summer and remind their parents and grandparents about the importance of saving for college.  

Since 2010, the Path2College 529 Plan has contributed more than $55,000 to Georgia children and libraries through the yearly summer reading program sweepstakes.

Deadline to enter is Aug. 10.

Georgia children born in 1999 or after can be entered to win the sweepstakes by parents, grandparents and legal guardians (must be 21 years of age or older to enter).

For official rules, prize details and to enter, parents and grandparents should visit No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Sponsored by the Path2College 529 Plan.