Zoo Atlanta Family Pass
Attention Patrons: Beginning January 1, 2018, the Zoo Atlanta Family Pass will no longer be accepted on weekends. It is redeemable for Monday – Friday ONLY (including holidays and school breaks). To help alleviate some inconvenience, the pass redemption period has been extended from 14 days to 28 days.
View the Zoo Atlanta DVD and receive a free family pass to Zoo Atlanta! After viewing, patrons will receive a Zoo Atlanta Family Pass receipt, which should be presented at the Zoo Atlanta front gate for admission. The Pass is valid for 4 general admission tickets and is valid for 28 days from the date the Zoo Atlanta DVD is returned to the owning library. The DVD must be returned within 7 days of check-out in good condition. The pass is valid for general admission only and may not be used for fee-based events or programs. Not valid with any other discount, offer or promotion; may not be redeemed for cash. Patrons must have a valid PINES library card to view the Zoo Atlanta DVD and obtain Pass receipt. *Zoo DVDs are not eligible for holds.
Center for Puppetry Arts – “Passport to Puppetry”
Georgia families can now pay a free visit to Big Bird, the Fraggles, Wayland Flowers’ Madame, and a host of other popular puppet characters by using a library card. The “Passport to Puppetry” is valid for up to 4 free museum admissions ~ Parties with children must include at least one adult. The museum provides educational fun with more than 350 puppets from around the world, highlighting the fact that every civilization on our planet has its own unique form of puppetry tradition. In addition to 4 free museum admissions, the pass also entitles library patrons to attend a performance at the Center and/or participate in a Create-a-Puppet Workshop at a 25% discount, when space is available. Patrons must have a valid PINES library card to obtain Passport to Puppetry passes. No holds are permitted on this pass.
Georgians with public library cards can check out a Georgia State Park “ParkPass” and Historic Site Pass. The ParkPass exempts you from paying the daily $5 parking fee at state parks, and the Historic Sites Family Pass exempts up to 4 visitors from admission fees to state historic sites operated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Plan your visit to one of Georgia’s 63 parks and historic sites today! Patrons must have a valid PINES library card to obtain Georgia State Park & Historic Sites passes. No holds are permitted on this pass.
Georgia residents can now check out a stuffed backpack kit at any of the state’s 400-plus public libraries and, in combination with an already available state ParkPass, take it with them on a free visit to any of Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites. The loan period for the backpack kits is one week, matching that of the ParkPasses, which must be checked out separately. Patrons must have a valid PINES library card to check out the Georgia State Park backpack kits. No holds are permitted on this backpack. Each co-branded kit includes a sturdy, five-pocket backpack containing a pair of 5×30 binoculars, a guide to Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites and foldout Pocket Naturalist Guides to Georgia Wildlife, Georgia Birds and Georgia Trees & Wildflowers.
The Michael C. Carlos Museum Family Pass is a partnership with Georgia Public Library Service and the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Passes check out for 7 days and allow free admission for up to 6 visitors to the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Find information about the Michael C. Carlos Museum at carlos.emory.edu. Must have a valid PINES library card to obtain the Michael C. Carlos passes. No holds are permitted on this pass.
Go Fish Education Center Pass
The Go Fish Education Center takes visitors on an educational journey through Georgia’s watersheds to learn about our diverse aquatic wildlife, their natural habitats and the impacts of water pollution. Beyond that, the Center serves as a great resource of fishing information for any level of angler – where to go, what to use and when. Visitors can see freshwater aquariums, explore underwater habitats, view aquatic wildlife- including live alligators and turtles, try out interactive fishing and boating simulators, and so much more. The pass allows the free admission of up to 6 visitors to the Go Fish Education Center located in Perry, Georgia. Must have a valid PINES library card to obtain Go Fish Education Center passes. No holds are permitted on this pass.
For more information about our Park & Museum Passes, contact us at #770-388-5040 or visit the Circulation desk.