Literacy & Library Services

Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy (Putnam County)

Phone: 1.888.565.0177


Link to Register a Child:

The Ferst Foundation addresses one of the most basic issues of childhood literacy – ensuring the availability of quality books in the home so that parents can read to their child.  Children registered in the program receive an age-appropriate book mailed to them at home every month until their 5th birthday.


Putnam County Library

309 North Madison Avenue

Eatonton, GA 31024

Phone: 1.706.485.6768

Fax: 1.706.485.5896



  • Monday-Wednesday & Friday: 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Sunday: 2:00pm-6:00pm

The mission at Uncle Remus Regional Library System is to provide constituents access to print and non-print informational, educational, and recreational resources to help create an informed citizenry and enable lifelong learning.


How to get a PINES Library Card:

Visit the library with the following:

  • A photo ID showing current local address, OR
  • A photo ID and one item from the approved list below showing current, local address (if photo ID does not have correct address), OR
  • 2 items from the approved list below
  • Approved list of identification:
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Valid voter registration card
    • Checks with pre-printed addresses
    • A utility bill, tax receipt or other piece of mail that shows the user’s name and present address

Applicants for a card must complete and sign an application form, which is available at the front desk.

Signing a PINES card application indicates acceptance of responsibility for lost or damaged materials.  There is no minimum age for a child to receive a PINES card.  A parent or legal guardian may register a child.  The parent or guardian must show proper ID to register the child.  A parent/guardian must sign the application for all children under 18.

Georgia residents must renew their library card every two years.


Talk With Me Baby (TWMB)


TWMB aims to transform parents and caregivers into conversational partners, providing early language exposure to babies in order to nourish critical brain development required for higher learning.