Event Passes

The Community Ticket Pass is a new library material loan program. When checked out and used to purchase tickets to an Alliance performance, the Pass is good for up to four (4) free admissions/tickets.

Patrons check out the Pass and use the code on the Pass to purchase tickets at  alliancetheatre.org.

  • Patrons check out the Pass and use the code on the Pass to purchase tickets at alliance theatre.org. The promo code is entered before selecting the desired performance date on the Alliance Theatre website and should be entered in the right-hand corner of the screen.
  • Tickets for performances are available on a first come, first serve basis. Available tickets will be displayed as “Library Pass Tickets” on the ticketing webpage.
  • The Community Ticket Pass MUST be presented at the Alliance Theatre along with the tickets to the performance.
  • NOTE: Patrons using the Community Pass must use their pass during the circulation period and can only book tickets for an Alliance production up to fourteen (14) days from the checkout date. Patrons cannot check out the pass today and book tickets to performance later than the 14 day circulation period.
  • Limit of one (1) performance per checkout.
  • The Pass is valid for productions on the Hertz or Coca-Cola stages ONLY.
  • The pass may not be used for other performances, classes, camps, programming, or events.
  • Tickets for performances are available on a first come, first serve basis.

The Farm Passport is your guide to discover Georgia, support local farms and experience fresh food. Grab your passport and let it guide you across the state to see the diversity of agriculture Georgia offers.

The Farm Passport features over 90 farms included in Georgia Farm Bureau’s Certified Farm Markets program, which was created to help people discover where their food comes from, meet the farm families who grew the food, and create lasting memories with loved ones as they travel the state.

Passports are available at your local library and at participating farms.

Read More about the Farm Bureau Farm Passport.

The Georgia State Parks and Historic Site ParkPasses consists of a hanging tag that allows free parking at all of Georgia’s state parks and historic sites as well as the Historic Site Family Pass that allows two (2) free admissions into any of Georgia’s historic sites.

Other important things to remember about the Georgia State ParkPass and Historic Sites Pass:

  • The Family Pass admits two (2) free.
  • The ParkPass and Historic Site Family Pass may only be checked out once every four months per family.
  • The Historic Site Family Pass may only be used once per day, per site, per family.

Everyone is encouraged to visit the Start Park Pass Alert page before visiting any state park.

And don’t forget that Discovery Backpacks are also available to checkout along with the ParkPass.  The backpacks can hold all your gear and also has binoculars and three foldouts, weatherproof guides: Georgia’s Trees; Georgia’s Wildlife; Georgia’s Trees and Wildflowers.

The Parks and Sites post daily educational videos on their social media as well updates and Did You Know style facts.

Website:  gastateparks.org
Facebook:  @georgiastateparks
Twitter:  @GaStateParks
Instagram:  @gastateparks
YouTube:  youtube.com/user/gastateparks
Pinterest:  pinterest.com/gastateparks/
Tag:  #GaParksandLibraries

The Family Pass allows up to four (4) free admissions to the Center.

Visit https://gofisheducationcenter.com for more information

The Chattahoochee Nature Center pass is available for check out at Houston County Public Library locations.

The Chattahoochee Nature Center Family Pass is officially back to regular use, meaning that patrons no longer need to make reservations and can use the pass any day that the Center is open and during normal operating hours.

Pass holders MUST bring the CNC Family Pass they checked out from your library and a photo ID to the Center on the day of their visit.

For more important information about visits, please check the Plan Your Visit page on CNC’s website.

The Macon Museum Pass admits up to four (4) people to the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, Museum of Arts and Sciences, and Tubman Museum.

The Family Pass is for general admission only, and is not valid for special events or exhibits.

Georgia Sports Hall of Fame is open to the public for limited hours (Thurs – Sat, 10 AM – 3 PM).

The Tubman Museum is open to public for limited hours (Tues, Thurs, and Sat 10 AM – 3 PM)

The Museum of Arts and Sciences is open for regular hours but please note that admission will be limited for certain events

Learn More about the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame
Learn more about the Museum of Arts and Science
Learn about the Tubman Museum

Through partnerships with organizations across the state, Georgia’s public libraries provide families with educational and recreational opportunities to spend time together while saving money. To check out any pass please ask at the circulation desk.

Georgia Aquarium is Open to the Public.  Here are a few things to expect when you visit the Aquarium:

  • Tickets are only available online. To get a discount on the Georgia Aquarium Tickets follow this link: georgiaaquarium.org/libraries
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance of your visit
  • Tickets are only valid during the time block you select.  Please arrive on time and be prepared to depart at the end of your time block. This will ensure our team will be able to clean and sanitize the exhibits between visitor groups.
  • Temperature scans upon entry
  • Masks are strongly encouraged
  • You must use the Luckie Street entrance for the parking deck
  • The Ivan Allen entrance is not accessible for vehicles or pedestrians

See their reopening page for more information.

The Atlanta Zoo DVD is available for checkout at all Houston County Public Libraries. 

UPDATE: There are changes for redeeming the free admission pass.

  • Free admission passes may be redeemed Monday through Friday only
  • Free admission passes are good for three (3) free admissions
  • Free admission pass redeemable for four (4) weeks after issue date
  • Walkup admissions are allowed but patrons are encouraged to call ahead or visit What you should know before you visit the Atlanta Zoo

The Zoo has instituted blackout dates for the Pass. Patrons may not redeem the pass on the below dates.

  • April 4-8
  • May 30
  • July 4
  • September 5
  • October 10
  • November 24
  • December 25

Zoo Atlanta ticket sales are still only available online in advance.

For more information visit https://zooatlanta.org/tickets/library-pass-program/

The Worlds of Puppetry Museum is open to the public and Puppetry Arts Passport is available for checkout at all Houston County Public Library branches.

However, the Center is using Timed Ticketing and has implemented safety protocols due to COVID-19. Masks and social distancing are required. Patrons MUST call the Center at 404.873.3391 to schedule a date and time for their visit. Visit puppet.org for more details regarding admissions and safety requirements.

The Michael C. Carlos Museum Family Pass is available for patrons to checkout.

Before you visit the Michael C. Carlos Museum, please visit their Welcome Back page as they have implemented safety protocols for visitors. Reservations are required. For more information, please visit https://carlos.emory.edu/

The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum family pass is available for checkout at all Houston County Library location.

The Family Pass is good for four (4) free admissions to the museum.

Please note, the Breman Museum has implemented a mandatory online reservation process in order to visit. Patrons MUST to visit the Purchase Tickets page on the website. Patrons MUST bring the Family Pass to the museum to fully redeem their free admission.

On the Purchase Tickets page, patrons must input the number of visitors who will be going to the museum in the field Third Party Tickets (# in Party) in order to utilize the Pass which is listed under the field as an option.

The Family Pass is for general admission only and is not valid for special events or exhibits.

Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University is open to the public for regular visiting hours. They have implemented COVID-19 safety protocols, so masks and social distancing are required.

Exhibit spaces have capacity limits, and most interactive stations have transitioned to digital platforms via QR codes. Visit historymuseum.kennesaw.edu for more information.

Killawatt Meters Loan Program

Checkout the meter, take it home, then plug in your appliances and electronic devices into the meter instead of the wall outlet.

You’ll be shown how many killowatts hours (kWh) that particular appliance or electronic device uses, whether it is switched on, running, idle, or in stand-by mode.

The Kill-A-Watt meter can help you save on your electric bills.  This service is available to all Georgia Libraries through a partnership with the a Georgia Environmental Finance Authority.